|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from New York > Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond
|Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond
|Crystal Grove, Lassellsville, Montgomery County, New York
|Matrix specimen of Herkimer Diamond (transparent doubly-terminated quartz crystals from New York) in a small cavity in dolostone matrix. Matrix specimens are rare because the quartz easily pops off the matrix during extraction. One edge is chipped.
|For reference only
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