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Benitoite | Royal Diadem Jewelers

May 02, 2013 · Like its brethren state gems, Main tourmaline and Montana sapphire, benitoite was found purely by chance. As so often happens, its discoverers were distracted from the pursuit of metals by the chance glimpse of a mineral-in this case, highly reflective blue pebbles lying on the bank of a small mountain stream at a spot some 4,000 feet above sea ...

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Benitoite: The Rarest Gemstone Found Only in California

Benitoite is a rare blue barium titanium silicate mineral, found in hydrothermally altered serpentinite.Beniotite is a very rare mineral that was discovered in 1907 in San Benito County in California. It was originally mistaken for sapphire. Benitoite fluoresces under short wave ultraviolet light, appearing bright blue to bluish white in color.

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Benitoite - Wikipedia

Benitoite (/ b ə ˈ n iː t oʊ aɪ t /) is an extremely rare blue barium titanium cyclosilicate, found in hydrothermally altered serpentinite.It forms in low temperature, high pressure environments typical of subduction zones at convergent plate boundaries.Benitoite fluoresces under short wave ultraviolet light, appearing bright blue to bluish white in color.The more rarely seen clear to ...

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1.24ct Montana Sapphire Ring 14kt - wsfgems

1.24ct Montana Sapphire Ring: 14kt white gold. $275.00

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Capistrano Mining Company | Benitoite | Montana Sapphire ...

Montana Sapphires - "Born in the USA" They come in colors like: blue, orange. Read More About Montana Sapphires, American Cut Gemstones Yellow Sapphire for Sagittarius rising signs Montana Sapphires - "Born in the USA" They come in colors like: blue, .

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California State Gemstone | Benitoite

Benitoite Facts. Benitoite is sometimes called the "blue diamond." First discovered near the headwaters of the San Benito River in 1907 (hence the name), benitoite is a very rare gem that ranges in color from a light transparent blue to dark, sapphire blue, or occasionally a violet shade.

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MONTANA MISSOURI RIVER Sapphire, 1.11 cts. Natural ...

MONTANA MISSOURI RIVER Sapphire, 1.11 cts. Natural Unheated, #ms111 - $907.49. Capistrano Mining Company "Your direct source for Sapphire Gravel Paydirt from the Sapphire Mines of Montana, Benitoite Ore from the Benitoite Gem Mine in San Benito County, CA,along with U.S. Mined Gemstones and Fine Mineral Specimens from the United States and Worldwide."

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Montana Blue Green Sapphire ... - Green Lake Jewelry Works

Sapphire mining in Montana is an echo of the original gold rush. Today miners search for the very stones that many of their own prospecting ancestors had unwittingly tossed to the wayside, on an 1860's-era path to riches only in search for gold.

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Benitoite | Royal Diadem Jewelers

May 02, 2013 · Like its brethren state gems, Main tourmaline and Montana sapphire, benitoite was found purely by chance. As so often happens, its discoverers were distracted from the pursuit of metals by the chance glimpse of a mineral-in this case, highly reflective blue pebbles lying on the bank of a small mountain stream at a spot some 4,000 feet above sea ...

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Montana Sapphires | The Natural Sapphire Company

Montana Sapphires. Montana Sapphires have a long and exciting history! If you're looking for something truly made-in-the-USA look no further than these exciting and rare colors that only mother nature can provide. If you don't know about the history of Montana sapphires please have a look at our education page here.

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Capistrano Mining Company | eBay Stores

"Your direct source for Sapphire Gravel Paydirt from the Sapphire Mines of Montana, Benitoite Ore, Specimens and cut stones from the Benitoite Gem Mine in San Benito County, California, along with U.S. Mined Gemstones and Fine Mineral Specimens from the United States and Worldwide."

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Recognizing Ruby and Sapphire in Nature - Blogger

Look closely at this pretty little gem sapphire from Montana. It is pitted with rounded edges unlike a sapphire found in outcrop or in eluvium. This is because it is a placer sapphire that was transported some distance downstream for the source beds. Several years ago, I found some of the nicest sapphires and benitoite in a stream in California.

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Very Rare Montana Sapphire Crystal, Madison County, 83.60 ...

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Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California – The ...

The Benitoite Gem mine is famous for its rare and unique gemstone, benitoite. A prospector, James Couch, was grubstaked by Roderick Dallas, and in February, 1907, and on his way to investigate some intriguing outcrops, found a small area littered with blue crystals which he thought might be blue sapphires.

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Loose Cut Montana Sapphire - Benitoite

Capistranomining Specializing in American Mined Gemstones Benitoite, Montana Missouri River Sapphire and Oregon Sunstone. I specialize on Untreated Natural Gems and Minerals Specimens of the United States, but I also carry many Worldwide specimens in addition to faceted gemstones, facet rough, Home mining packages and much more.

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Montana Gemstones. Montana's most popular gemstone product is sapphire. Yogo Gulch sapphires have been famous for over 100 years, and the production of sapphires in Montana continues today. Sapphires are produced from both rock and alluvial deposits.

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Digging for Gems, Minerals, and Fossils in Montana

Montana is the best state in the U.S. for sapphire mining, and there are several locations where rockhounds can pay to dig for the valuable gem. About 15 sites in Montana claim sapphire findings. The Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine is extremely popular for its gemstone mining. It is one of those areas where sapphire mining is open for tourists as well.

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"Your direct source for Sapphire Gravel Paydirt from the Sapphire Mines of Montana, Benitoite Ore, Specimens and cut stones from the Benitoite Gem Mine in San Benito County, California, along with U.S. Mined Gemstones and Fine Mineral Specimens from the United States and Worldwide."

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