Benitoite
California State Gem Mine (Benitoite Mine, Dallas Gem Mine), Santa Rita Peak, New Idria District, Diablo Range, California, USA
A classic from California, this piece hosts a group of benitoite crystals with a great blue color growing on a natrolite matrix. The classic triangle form is seen on the most prominent crystal which decorates the front and side of the piece. It has the rich dark blue of the best pieces of this unique mineral. Smaller crystals decorate the white natrolite matrix which gives a snowy contrast to the blue
2.20 x 1.8 x 2.90 cm

Benitoite

$1,250.00
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Item
FSCOUSBN416140444
Locality
California State Gem Mine (Benitoite Mine, Dallas Gem Mine), Santa Rita Peak, New Idria District, Diablo Range, California, USA
Category
Minerals Benitoite
Size
Thumbnail - 2.20 x 1.8 x 2.90 cm
Class
Silicates