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|Topaz on Smoky Quartz
|Mursinka, Ural Mountains, Russia
|Large crystals of black smoky quartz up to 6 cm with a flawless topaz crystal 2 cm across growing from the largest crystal. The quartz has mottled surface coating of secondary quartz. The topaz is PERFECT. Purchased from D. Hauck in 1980 for $150. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #BL916; Ex. Vaux
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