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Benitoite

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Benitoite

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Description
Locality: 
Santa Rita Peak, New Idria, San Benito County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 3.4 × 2.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.20cm
Description

Showy, complete, undamaged, gemmy indigo blue Benitoite crystal on the classic white natrolite on crossite matrix that enhances the showiness of this piece . There are also two more smaller Neptunite crystals sitting next to the Benitoite, externally shiny black, but with reddish shadows.

Excellent!

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

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The item can be returned for whichever reason, provided its original conditions, and within 10 days from its delivery to the Buyer. In the case of returning, the Buyer will be entitled to the refund of the item price; shipping costs will remain at the Buyer's charge in any case.

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