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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)

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 16785
Mineral:Benitoite and Natrolite
Locality:Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)
Description:Lustrous black neptunite crystals up to 10 mm long with 2 benitoite crystals. The largest benitoite crystal is 6 mm across and translucent blue, the smallest is 4 mm across.
Overall Size:6x3x2 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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