William Wise Mine, Westmoreland, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||42° North , 72° West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~1km|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Fluorite mine started ca. 1890's and closed about 1919. Worked intermittently since for specimens until present. Formerly owned by the American Tube and Stamping Co., Bridgeport, CT (1918-1919). Mineralized area is termed the William Wise vein.
16 valid minerals.
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Marshall, John (1969). Bonanza at the Wise. Rocks & Minerals: 44: 163-171.
Rocks & Minerals (1990): 65: 329-335.
White, John S. and Cook, Robert B. (1990). Amethyst Occurrences of the Eastern United States. Mineralogical Record: 21: 203-213.
Robinson, G. et. al. (1995): World review of mineral discoveries: 1993-1994. Mineralogical Record: 26: 475-499.
Greene, Eric (1997). Recent Developments at the William Wise Mine, Mineral News: 13(4): 1, 8-9.
Rocks & Minerals (2005), New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index: 80: 242-261.