Benitoite and Neptunite in Natrolite DES184

Benitoite and Neptunite in Natrolite DES184
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Price: $1,500.00



This uncommonly huge specimen showcases brilliant blue crystals of benitoite, The official state gem of California. Quality specimens of this rare barium titanium silicate mineral have been found only in San Benito, California and the surrounding area. Benitoite also glows a dazzling, fiery blue under short wave UV light, shown in the gallery. This piece also contains crystals of neptunite sitting in a beautiful white crust of natrolite. Many of the exposed crystal faces have been damaged but some remain intact. This piece is ideal for the collector who's looking for a world class addition to their fluorescent mineral display.

(Dimensions: 21 x 15 x 8 cm)

(Location: San Benito, California)

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