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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 53556
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond with Pyrite
Locality:Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
Description:Lustrous doubly-terminated transparent Herkimer Diamond, the variety of quartz crystal found in the region around Herkimer, New York, with remnants of pyrite crystal matrix included in the bottom. Limonite stains on the rear give faint yellow color.
Overall Size:7.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:52 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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