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English: Calcite, Quartz (Herkimer diamond)
Locality: Treasure Mountain Diamond mine, Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York, USA (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: small cabinet, 7.9 x 7.2 x 3.8 cm
Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond on Calcite
A very rare matrix specimen of Quartz from Herkimer, perched atop calcite crystals. The quartz measures 5 cm across and floats up there, complete-all-around. And its undamaged. It is also not repaired, as most matrix specimens are. And most of those are just quartz on gray rock. I grew up in the Midwest and collected here as a kid, and I can assure you that one does not routinely see a Herkimer-type specimen like this.
Deutsch: Calcit, Quarz (Herkimer Diamant)
Fundort: Treasure Mountain Diamond mine, Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York , Vereinigte Staaten (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 7.9 x 7.2 x 3.8 cm
Herkimer Diamant, eine Varietät von Quarz auf Calcit
Date before March 2010
date QS:P,+2010-03-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+2010-03-00T00:00:00Z/10
Source Image: http://www.irocks.com/db_pics/pics/d06-64c.jpg, Description: http://www.mindat.org/photo-262123.html
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