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Benitoite from Benitoite Locality, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)

 
Benitoite from Benitoite Locality, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)

Benitoite from Benitoite Locality, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 11542
Mineral:Benitoite
Locality:Benitoite Locality, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)
Description:Two blue benitoite crystals on white natrolite matrix with minor black neptunite crystals. The benitoite crystals are well exposed, complete and undamaged. Color varies from translucent blue at edges to milky light blue at the center. A classic. Type locality
Overall Size:4x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:8-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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