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Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond in dolostone cavity from Ace of Diamonds Mine, Middleville, Herkimer County, New York

 
Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond in dolostone cavity from Ace of Diamonds Mine, Middleville, Herkimer County, New York

Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond in dolostone cavity from Ace of Diamonds Mine, Middleville, Herkimer County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 65114
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond in dolostone cavity
Locality:Ace of Diamonds Mine, Middleville, Herkimer County, New York
Description:Two lustrous transparent Herkimer Diamond crystals, the doubly-terminated variety of quartz crystals found in the region around Herkimer, New York, in a tight cavity in brown dolostone. The outer faces of the Herkimer Diamonds contacted the cavity wall. Ex. D. Miller collection #M1699
Overall Size:4x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:10-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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