Black Herkimer Quartz Crystal On Drusey Specimen. This Piece, Including Matrix, Measures Approximately 6x5 Inches. Mined United States
Herkimer Quartz is a beautiful doubly terminated quartz crystal which is found primarily in Herkimer County in central New York state. Incredibly, these exceptional gemstones are believed to be close to 500 million years old. The crystals are magnificent works of nature found in the rock, appearing to have been precision cut by man and having a diamond-like geometrical shape; thus, the nickname - Herkimer Diamonds . With often-extraordinary clarity and sparkle generated from 18 natural facets, Herkimer Quartz is an American gemstone treasure!