|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from California > Benitoite
|Benitoite Gem Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)
|Large crystal of blue benitoite in white natrolite matrix with red-black neptunite. The benitoite fluoresces blue-white under UV illumination. The top corner on the benitoite crystal is chipped. Ex. Frank Jaeger collection #342
|For reference only
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