Here’s a large Hawk’s Nose Herkimer Diamond quartz crystal. It is named that because the two end terminations point in opposite directions. These crystals are extremely rare for the Herkimer Diamond District. As far as I know, they are only found at Paradise Falls and Turtle Clan Ridge herkimer diamond localities.
Golden healer Herkimer Diamonds are double terminated quartz crystals where iron oxides seeped into the actual crystal versus just a coating of iron on the surface. They are coveted by metaphysical mineral collectors for their healing properties. This specimen was dug at Paradise Falls in Middleville, New York, U.S.A. It is a nice, golden gem!
Patrick Lamberson walking the gulleys/gulches at Paradise Falls looking for Herkimer Diamond quartz crystals. Paradise Falls is a private Herkimer Diamond locality located in Middleville, NY, U.S.A. There was flooding days before this video was taken, see what minerals and/or crystals he finds!
How to make a pendant with silver wire and crystals. DIY Wire wrapping class given by Eli Shober. This handmade jewelry is stunning, and you can learn how to do it yourself!
Are Bismuth crystals natural or man-made? Bismuth crystals can actually be made at home in the kitchen. Most of what you see for sale is made in a laboratory or twelve in Europe. Many people think they are naturally formed, but they are not.
Digging Herkimer Diamond quartz crystals in Fonda, New York. Locality: Diamond Acres/Hastings Farm(Area 51 claim). Nice big Herkimers come from this mine, as well as clear gems and drusy quartz. The locality is public, but the claim is private. Claims at this mine are full, there is a waiting list for new ones.
A bunch of nice Pennsylvania quartz crystals showcased…These are from the McAdoo/Tresckow PA area in Carbon County. At the end of the video there is a strange find related to pyrite crystals. I’ve never seen anything like it!
Digging some world class Herkimer Diamond quartz crystal and black druzy specimens at the Area 51 claim in Fonda, NY. Huge crystals, gems, and black drusy quartz are all found here at this locality. Here’s some highlights from an incredible collecting season.
Some rare Herkimer Diamonds with pyrite and marcasite inclusions. There were found collecting years ago at Hanson/Benchmark Quarry in St. Johnsville, New York. Some of the crystals have what looks like a coral reef of pyrite throughout them! Nothing has ever been found before or since that resemble these amazing specimens.
Rockhounding a rain gullet after heavy rains at Paradise Falls Herkimer Diamond locality in Middleville, NY, U.S.A. Many of these crystals are alluvial, and wash out of the dirt after rainy weather. Not many(if any) Herkimer Diamond localities have such abundant surface finds as Paradise Falls does.