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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 48818
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamonds
Locality:Diamond Acres (Hastings Farm), Fonda, Montgomery County, New York
Description:Uncommonly large cluster of large Herkimer Diamonds, the doubly-terminated variety of quartz crystals from the region around Herkimer, N.Y. The large crystals have internal flaws that diffract into brightly colored rainbows when illuminated.
Overall Size:20x15x8 cm
Crystals:50-150 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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