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Neptunite

$250.00   €228  £190.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC19952
A perfectly terminated jet-black Neptunite crystal measuring 1.8 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm, partly embedded in a small block of snow-white massive Natrolite.  From the famous Benitoite Gem mine at Santa Rita Peak,  San Benito County, California, USA; this mine is also known as the California State Gem Mine and Dallas Gem Mine.  The Neptunite crystal has highly lustrous mirror-smooth faces with one face containing a bright metallic blood-red patch when lit well.  An attractive small thumbnail of Neptunite.

Details

Dimensions
2.4 × 1.8 × 1.4 cm
Categories
Silicates
Locality
Benitoite Gem Mine, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Neptunite

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