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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 3427
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond
Locality:Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York
Description:Large Herkimer Diamond (quartz crystal) with several areas included with black anthraxolite (hydrocarbon). Like most large crystals, it is internally flawed, though clean on the exterior (except where it was attached to the host rock).
Overall Size:35x22x18 mm
Crystals:35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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