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Herkimer "Diamond" Quartz

~ Dreams and Inner Visions ~

Herkimer 'Diamonds' are quartz crystals found in the hills in and around Herkimer, New York. They are known for their characteristic short, stubby, double-terminated shape and their unusual brilliance. They have a hardness of 7.

Mystic Lore: Intuitive sources say that Herkimer 'Diamonds' are stones which open us to inner vision. They are said to enhance dreams and meditation, and to activate one's connection to the Higher Self. They may also be used to improve telepathy, clairvoyance & other psychic abilities.

Herkimer 'Diamonds' can enhance the properties of any beneficial stone, yet they have a particular affinity with Moldavite.  Herkimers also seem to enjoy being with Herderite, Satya Loka Quartz, Azeztulite, Phenacite, Natrolite, Scolecite, Celestite and Danburite. 

The term 'diamond' refers to the shape & brilliance of these crystals -- they are QUARTZ!