Benitoite and Neptunite

Benitoite and Neptunite

Here is a nice presentation specimen from the benioite gem mine. A small benitoite and neptunite specimen with crystals all throughout the surface of the natrolite/crossite matrix. A thick cluster of lustrous and aesthetic neptunite crystals on one end of the specimen. On the other side are a few gemmy benitoite crystals. Overall measurements are 3.8 x 1.6 x 1.1cm thick. SOLD

Benitoite 13-a Benitoite 13-b Benitoite 13-c Benitotie 13-d

 

Benitoite and Neptunite

Here is a nice presentation specimen from the benioite gem mine. A small benitoite and neptunite specimen with crystals all throughout the surface of the natrolite/crossite matrix. Lustrous neptunite crystals and gemmy benitoite crystals. Overall measurements of the piece 5.8 x 2.6 x 2.3cm thick. SOLD

Benitoite 12-a Benitoite 12-b Benitoite 12-c Benitoite 12-d

 

 

 

 

 

Benitoite, Neptunite, and Joaquinite

Here is a perfect example of three very rare minerals from the benitoite gem mine. A very well balanced specimen hosting benitoite, neptunite and joaquinite crystals. A nice combination of crystals and the natrolite/crossite layer giving the specimen a good aesthetic look. Larger benitoite crystal is 1cm long. Overall measurements are 4.2 x 2.5 x 1.8cm thick.. SOLD

Benitoite 11-d Benitoite 11-c Benitoite 11-b Benitoite 11-a

 

 

 

Benitoite, Neptunite, and Joaquinite

Very nice specimen of all three Benitioite Gem Mine species. Largest benitoite is 1.5cm across. Overall measurements are 4.3 x 1.7 x 1.4cm thick.  $375

Benitoite 10-d Benitoite 10-c Benitoite 10-b Benitoite 10-a

 

 

 

 

Benitoite, Neptunite, and Joaquinite

Very nice specimen of all three Benitioite Gem Mine species, with Benitoite crytals measuring almost 0.5 inches. Measures 2.6 inches long by 2.3 inches wide by 1.3 inches tall.  $400

Benitoite, Neptunite, Joaquinite.

Benitoite, Neptunite, Joaquinite – Benitoite Gem Mine San Benito County California

Benitoite, Neptunite, Joaquinite.

Benitoite, Neptunite, Joaquinite – Benitoite Gem Mine San Benito County California

Benitoite, Neptunite, Joaquinite.

Benitoite, Neptunite, Joaquinite – Benitoite Gem Mine San Benito County California

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neptunite on Natrolite

Beautiful vug of Neptunite on Natrolite.  Measures 4.8 x 4.0 x 2.5 cm. $85

Neptunite on Natrolite.

Neptunite on Natrolite – Benitoite Gem Mine San Benito CA USA

Neptunite on Natrolite.

Neptunite on Natrolite – Benitoite Gem Mine San Benito CA USA

Neptunite on Natrolite.

Neptunite on Natrolite – Benitoite Gem Mine San Benito CA USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benitoite and Neptunite on Natrolite

The natolite on this rock has been etched away to expose crystals of benitoite and neptunite. The largest benitoite is 1.0 cm across and the largest neptunite is 1.3 cm in length. This is an awesome specimen of these rare minerals. No damage. Measures 8.2x  6.5 x 3.6 cm. SOLD

Benitoite and Neptunite.

Benitoite, Neptunite, on Natrolite – Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, CA USA

Benitoite and Neptunite.

Benitoite, Neptunite, on Natrolite – Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, CA USA

Benitoite and Neptunite.

Benitoite, Neptunite, on Natrolite – Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, CA USA