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Benitoite With Neptunite

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Benitoite With Neptunite

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Description
Locality: 
Benitoite Mine, San Benito County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 2.7 × 1.7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.70cm
Weight: 
67.00gr
Description

This is an exquisite miniature highlighted by a very lustrous, black crystal of neptunite, measuring 3.7 cm in length and elegantly nestled in a vug of natrolite. Benitoite crystals has 1.7 cm. Specimen on acrylic base.

ct728 kt12

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Benitoite

Formula: 
BaTi(Si3O9)
Strunz: 
9.CA.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
California State Gem Mine (Dallas Gem Mine; Benitoite Mine; Benitoite Gem Mine; Gem Mine), Dallas Gem Mine area, San Benito River headwaters area, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

Neptunite

Formula: 
Na2KLi(Fe2+,Mn2+)2Ti2(Si8O24)
Strunz: 
9.EH.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Colour: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Narsaarsuk pegmatite (Narssârssuk pegmatite), Narsaarsuk Plateau, Igaliku (Igaliko), Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland
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