Benitoite, Neptunite, Natrolite
Dallas Gem Mine (Benitoite Mine; Benitoite Gem Mine; Gem Mine), Dallas Gem Mine area, San Benito River headwaters area, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California
Cabinet, 10.3 x 6.6 x 3.0 cm
An AESTHETIC and EXCELLENT Dallas Gem Mine CABINET plate with partially gemmy, light indigo-blue benitoite crystals to 1.5 cm RICHLY sprinkled on natrollite-covered matrix. Scattered black neptunite crystals to 7 mm are a nice compliment. This is FINE, older material, HARD to obtain now with the closing of the mine.