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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 12894
Mineral:Benitoite and Natrolite
Locality:Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)
Description:Rich cluster of 12 benitoite crystals and 2 neptunite crystals on matrix with minor natrolite and joaquinite. The neptunite crystals are a dark red color and up to 25 mm long. The benitoites are a gray to blue and up to 7 mm. With old labels. Ex. Frech collection #415
Overall Size:6.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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