One my first Herkimer Diamond Crystals!

I found this on a hike to a work of Herkimers beautiful secluded location in Herkimer County NY. This stone inspired me to dive back into rock collecting and re-sparked my interest in geology

I found this on a hike to a work of Herkimers beautiful secluded location in Herkimer County NY. This stone inspired me to dive back into rock collecting and re-sparked my interest in geology. As a child I spent countless hours roaming the fields across from my house in Upstate NY. These are some of earliest memories as a child. I would walk for hours and fill up buckets and bring them home to drive my parents and drive them crazy. Later at about the age of 8 or 9 years old my mother took me ad m brother camping at the Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Diamond Mines in Middlevile NY further expanding my love of rocks and geology.