Benitoite with Neptunite

Dallas Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California
Small Cabinet, 6.2 x 5.2 x 2.5 cm
Start Time: 06/01/2009 6:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/11/2009 6:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

An EXCELLENT and OUTSTANDING specimen from the famous and now-closed Dallas Gem Mine of California. Lustrous, partially gemmy, indigo-blue benitoite crystals to 1.2 cm RICHLY cover the snow-white natrolite covered matrix on this super piece. A sharp, highly lustrous, 1.3 cm, neptunite crystal on the edge of the specimen is a very nice accent. This beautiful specimen is essentially pristine, with only trivial edgewear. Very fine, older material with several display possibilities.

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