The Panoche Inn is located in the Panoche Valley on Panoche Road and is the
watering hole between Paicines and New Idria. It's a great beer and sandwich bar,
with panoramic views, outdoor picnic tables, and friendly owners. They also stock
benitoite and neptunite on consignment from Whimsy Mining at the same miner
direct prices you'll find on this website. Their website is  Do
stop in for a visit there, you'll be glad you did.
A friend of mine has a nice website that features "The Rock Picture of the
. Benitoite is one of his most recent "centerfolds" and a fine
specimen it is.
You can link to it at