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Benitoite

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Description
Locality: 
Dallas Gem Mine, San Benito County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.3 × 0.8 × 0.6 cm
Description

Euhedral blue benitoite crystals of light blue colour and strong UV fluorescence of blue colour under short waves. It is attached to a small piece of matrix.

Ex Georges Vanacker* collection. *Vanackerite from Tsumeb was named after him.

Combine specimens to reduce shipping costs!.

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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Shipping Information

Postage Area Price
Belgium <2Kg (Unregistered)
3
NL, DE, FR, LU <2Kg (Unregistered)
8
Rest EU <2Kg (Unregistered)
8
EUROPE (NO EU) <2Kg (Unregistered)
8
USA <2Kg (Unregistered)
9
REST OF THE WORLD <2Kg (Unregistered)
9

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