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|Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond
|Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York
|Cluster of parallel interconnected Herkimer Diamonds (small quartz crystals found in the dolostone cavities in Herkimer County, New York). The crystals have a smoky color due to microscopic hydrocarbon inclusions. The tip of one crystal has minute nicks. Ex. John Albanese (1898-1969), ex. John Albanese, Jr.
|For reference only
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