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Neptunite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

Neptunite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

Locality:Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California
Description:Plate of many dark-red neptunite crystals. The crystals appear to be black, but when well illuminated, and observed with magnification, they are seen as translucent red. Most of the crystals are terminated.
Overall Size:4x2.5x1 cm
Crystals:.5-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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