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Benitoite and Natrolite in Natrolite from Benitoite locality, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)

 
Benitoite and Natrolite in Natrolite from Benitoite locality, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 7877
Mineral:Benitoite and Natrolite in Natrolite
Locality:Benitoite locality, San Benito County, California (Type Locality for Benitoite)
Description:Single crystal of translucent blue benitoite, 4 mm exposed, with lustrous black neptunite crystals to 15 mm long all in white natrolite covered matrix. It is possible more benitoite can be exposed by dissolving more natrolite. Ex. R. Bates Collection #1035
Overall Size:4x2.5x1 cm
Crystals:4-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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