Mineral Specimen #5161 Herkimer Diamonds with Included Carbon
Ace of Diamonds Mine, Middleville, Town of Newport, Herkimer Co., New York
Herkimer Diamond Quartz crystals heavily included with carbon which gives them a dark color shading from dark brown to black. Many of the largest crystals are transparent and exhibit phantoms. The specimen has a high, sparkly luster.
Flaws: There are a couple of small bruised areas where some of the smaller crystals are broken.
8.6 x 5.6 x 5.2 cmThe largest crystal is 1.4 cm long.