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New Hampshire

  • Specimen Number


  • Description

    Blocky fragment of milky vein quartz.

  • Classification

    Hydrothermal. Vein.  Quartz. Milky.

  • Location & Occurrence

    Identified as vein in granite by New Hampshire survey, remarking that saying anything more would be inconclusive.

  • Geological Age

    Unknown. Lack of deformation and overall uniformity suggests White Mountain Magma Series, mainly of Cretaceous Age, 180-120 Ma.

  • Geoheritage

    Buoyant, thick granite from Cretaceous magmatism created the White Mountains, the highest peaks in New England.

  • Links

    Link to State Geological Map from USGS.  Link to New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (Geology).

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Specimen stone for New Hampshire. Closeup of New Hampshire rock
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