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Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Diamond Acres (Hastings Farm), Fonda, Montgomery County, New York

 
Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Diamond Acres (Hastings Farm), Fonda, Montgomery County, New York

Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Diamond Acres (Hastings Farm), Fonda, Montgomery County, New York

Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Diamond Acres (Hastings Farm), Fonda, Montgomery County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 45627
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond
Locality:Diamond Acres (Hastings Farm), Fonda, Montgomery County, New York
Description:Rare specimen of a Herkimer Diamond quartz crystal in etched calcite. Normally groundwater dissolves the calcite, leaving only the Herkimer Diamonds in the pockets. One corner contacted the pocket wall and the tip of the termination is slightly chipped.
Overall Size:7.5x6x4 cm
Crystals:7-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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