Who found benitoite?

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Elton Aufderhar asked a question: Who found benitoite?
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Date created: Sun, Jun 20, 2021 1:27 AM
Date updated: Fri, Jul 8, 2022 5:31 AM

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One mineral, with a rather unique discovery story and geological occurrence, is benitoite. Benitoite was discovered in 1907 by James Marshall Couch, a failed melon farmer turned prospector, near the headwaters of the San Benito River in the mountains of the Diablo Range (Wilson, 2008). A benitoite crystal in matrix.

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