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Neptunite on Natrolite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

 
Neptunite on Natrolite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

Neptunite on Natrolite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

Neptunite on Natrolite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 41743
Mineral:Neptunite on Natrolite
Locality:Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California
Description:Elongated plate of serpentine coated on one face with white natrolite and prismatic black-red neptunite crystals up to 19 mm long. The thin areas of the neptunite exhibit translucent red color. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #272; originally acquired from Pala in 1971
Overall Size:13.5x5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-19 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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