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Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York

 
Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 11496
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond
Locality:Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
Description:Pocket in dolostone matrix with translucent colorless Herkimer Diamond quartz crystal 3 cm long. One end of the crystal is enclosed in calcite, the other was incomplete where it contacted the pocket wall. Pocket is lined with 2 mm dolomite crystals.
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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