Herkimer Diamonds-Fractures
                        from Herkimer County, New York                                   
           
Cochise College
Geology Home Page 
Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(wellerr@cochise.edu
Herkimer Diamonds               

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fractures within Herkimer diamonds
            
   Some of the fractures within Herkimer diamonds have been attributed to water
pockets within the crystal freezing when exposed to winter conditions in New York.


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