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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 46761
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond
Locality:Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
Description:Two parallel Herkimer Diamond crystals, the variety quartz crystals from the Herkimer region of New York, with several smaller crystals on the bottom where it was attached to matrix. The many internal fractures produce colorful rainbow interferences. Collected by A. Wright in 1995
Overall Size:9x6x5 cm
Crystals:20-70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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