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Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York

 
Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York

Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 30669
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond
Locality:Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York
Description:Single Herkimer Diamond crystals (water-clear, doubly-terminated quartz crystals) with many internal fractures due to freeze-thaw cycles in a near-surface deposit. The crystal is lustrous and shows complex crystal faces on the surface.
Overall Size:6x3x3 cm
Crystals:6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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