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Mineral Specimen No. 82511:
Quartz var. Black Herkimer Diamonds with black hydrocarbon inclusions for sale from Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York.

This mineral specimen Quartz var. Black Herkimer Diamonds with black hydrocarbon inclusions from Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 82511:

Mineral Species: Quartz var. Black Herkimer Diamonds with black hydrocarbon inclusions.
Location of origin: Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York.
Description: Linear formation of parallel lustrous black Herkimer Diamonds, the variety of quartz from the Herkimer area, with black hydrocarbon inclusions (locally called Anthraxolite, a non-mineral name). Black Herkimer Diamonds are rare and sought by collectors. Complete and undamaged except the contact where it was formerly attached to surrounding matrix. Ex. Miller collection T730; ex. E. Greene private collection QRZ-349b; collected September 1994.
Overall size: 22x7x6 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 2-15 mm
Price: $26 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Quartz var. Black Herkimer Diamonds with black hydrocarbon inclusions for sale from Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York

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