Said to help with healing and magnify the influence of other stones and energy. Can boost creativity and foster restoration.
You can go rockhounding for herkimers at the herkimer diamond mines in New York. They have a campsite and a local retail shop.
Herkimer diamonds, discovered in the 18th century, are double-terminated quartz crystals discovered in Herkimer County, New York. The diamond in their name refers to natural faceting and clarity, they are not diamonds. Double-point quartz are plentiful and found in many sites around the world in all shapes and sizes.
Wash in warm soapy water. Can use a soft bristled tooth brush to clean.