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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 30812
Mineral:Neptunite and Benitoite
Locality:Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)
Description:Three thumbnail-sized specimens (two neptunite, one benitoite) from the famous benitoite type-locality. Also included is the California issue of Mineralogical Record (volume 8, #6) that is long out of print.
Overall Size:2-4 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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