The Herkimer Diamond Mines are currently closed for the season. Visit us in and check out Miners' Village at the Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Resort featur ing a new registration center, cafe' and education center, along with a reclaimed special events barn!
On a hardness scale, a true diamond scores a ten. Herkimer Diamonds falls at a on the scale, giving the real diamond a close race. They are naturally faceted, each having eighteen facets and 2 points. Visit us and you can mine for your own Herkimer Diamonds!
Sep 30, · Kandi S, Guest Relations Manager at Herkimer Diamond Mines, responded to this review Responded November 3, Kathleen, thank you so much for visiting the diamond mines this fall! We appreciate you sharing your feedback with us and are 4/5(). Herkimer Diamond Mines. Some of the best places to find Herkimer Diamonds today are located along New York State Routes 28 and 29 near Middleville, New York. (When visiting this area it is important to remember that all land in New York either belongs to the government or is private property.
According to the Herkimer Diamond Mines website, Herkimer Diamonds are double-terminated quartz crystals found in the Herkimer area and are close to million years old.
The mines and the campground were undamaged by the fire, as was the Miners’ Table Restaurant — one where owner and staffers can truly claim a mine-to-table commitment to quality since they use Herkimer Diamonds as a filtering medium.