|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from California > Benitoite|
|Locality:||Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)|
|Description:||Several intersecting blue crystals of the rare mineral benitoite. The crystals are opaque and have a sandy surface texture. The specimen fluoresces bright blue-white under UV illumination. Ex. A. Stevenson collection #752|
|Overall Size:||18x11x9 mm|
|Status:||Sold - Posted here for reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Western States, USA > Mica & other Silicates|
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