|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from New York > Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond
|Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond
|Diamond Acres (Hastings Farm), Fonda, Montgomery County, New York
|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.
|For reference only
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