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!  

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Huge Herkimer Diamond quartz crystals pulled from the Earth.  They sat in a void in the dolostone for 500 million years.  Hastings Farm/Diamond Acres in Fonda, New York.  These big ones are known to local miners as “Fonda Footballs”.  Vug/pocket crystal collecting at it’s finest.  Witness their birth below:

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Here’s a video from Tresckow, Pennsylvania.  Digging quartz crystals and stunning colorful peacock coal, also known as rainbow anthracite.  This mine is no longer accessible.  View many more PA crystal and mineral collecting videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/digdigdig