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Opal var. Hyalite on Topaz with Rutile inclusions from Tepetates, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

 
Opal var. Hyalite on Topaz with Rutile inclusions from Tepetates, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Opal var. Hyalite on Topaz with Rutile inclusions from Tepetates, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 39158
Mineral:Opal var. Hyalite on Topaz with Rutile inclusions
Locality:Tepetates, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Description:Transparent topaz crystal 24 mm long colored red-brown by fine, hair-like rutile inclusions. The topaz termination is completely overgrown with colorless hyalite opal (also rutile included) that fluoresces bright green under UV illumination.
Overall Size:36x18x17 mm
Crystals:1-24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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