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Neptunite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

 
Neptunite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

Neptunite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 51576
Mineral:Neptunite
Locality:Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California
Description:Elongated lustrous neptunite crystal with notched contact on the rear where it was attached. The neptunite crystal appears black, but is actually translucent red and the red color is most visible on the contact surfaces. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection; ex. Lyn collection
Overall Size:24x11x11 mm
Crystals:24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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