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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 65566
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond in dolostone cavity
Locality:Ace of Diamonds Mine, Middleville, Herkimer County, New York
Description:Lustrous transparent Herkimer Diamond crystal, the variety of quartz crystals found in the region around Herkimer, New York, in a small cavity in brown dolostone. Specimens of Herkimer Diamonds still on the dolostone are rare because they easily pop off. Ex. D. Miller collection #M1715
Overall Size:4x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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