Herkimer Diamond


Herkimer Diamond from the Ace of Diamonds Pocket, New York

Approximate Dimensions: H: 2 x W: 4 x L: 3”

Herkimer diamonds formed about 500 million years ago in cavities within a rock called dolostone.  They are a special variety of quartz that has many double terminations, beautiful luster, and top quality clarity.  Many will have hydrocarbon inclusions.