Small Cabinet, 7.9 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm
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
Ex. Martin Lewadny
Highly lustrous, jet-black neptunite crystals to 2.2 cm are beautifully scattered on the aesthetic, boat-like matrix vug on this classic and excellent specimen from the Dallas Gem Mine of California. Ex. Marty Lewadny Collection of Winnepeg, Canada. The well-centered, large neptunites and the contrasting/accenting snow-white natrolite and blue matrix are noteworthy.