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Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond with black phantom-growth zone from Newport, Herkimer County, New York

 
Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond with black phantom-growth zone from Newport, Herkimer County, New York

Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond with black phantom-growth zone from Newport, Herkimer County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 76146
Mineral:Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond with black phantom-growth zone
Locality:Newport, Herkimer County, New York
Description:Lustrous transparent Herkimer Diamond crystal, the doubly-terminated variety of quartz from around Herkimer region, with black phantom-growth zones caused by forming over an earlier quartz crystal coated with black hydrocarbon.
Overall Size:7x6x5 mm
Crystals:7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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