|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from California > Benitoite|
|Locality:||Benitoite Gem Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)|
|Description:||Small translucent blue benitoite crystal with remnants of matrix on the bottom edge where it was attached, plus remnants of putty from a previous display base. The benitoite fluoresces bright blue-white under shortwave ultraviolet illumination. Collected ca. 1980|
|Overall Size:||7x4x4 mm|
|Status:||Sold - Posted here for reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Western States, USA > Mica & other Silicates|
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