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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 21908
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond
Locality:Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
Description:Several Herkimer Diamond crystals (doubly-terminated colorless quartz crystals from near Herkimer, New York) up to 60 mm long on matrix of dolomite, calcite and pyrite. Large crystals on matrix are rare because they easily pop off during collecting.
Overall Size:7x4x4 cm
Crystals:1-60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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