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Benitoite

#WR58866

Benitoite

#WR58866
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
BaTiSi3O9 (RRUFF)
Locality
New Idria mine, New Idria dist., San Benito Co., California, United States

A 10 and 6mm gemmy blue Benitoite crystals.

Benitoite

Formula
BaTiSi3O9 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular 
Cleavage
Poor, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, purple, pink, white, colorless 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Ditrigonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
6-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Willard L. Roberts Collection
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