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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 45508
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamonds
Locality:Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
Description:An exceptionally large cluster of Herkimer Diamond quartz crystals on sulfide-rich matrix. Large clusters at this locality were rare, especially on matrix which is friable. Several of the quartz crystals have yellow limonite surface staining. Collected by A. Wright
Overall Size:21x15x12 cm
Crystals:4-6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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