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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 11905
Mineral:Benitoite and Natrolite
Locality:Benitoite locality, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)
Description:Many blue benitoite crystals to 10 mm mixed in with black neptunite crystals to 7 mm on white natrolite matrix. Several of the benitoites are nicely exposed and very sharp. No damage. From my personal collection. Type Locality
Overall Size:5.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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