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Topaz and Fluorite on rhyolite from Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah

 
Topaz and Fluorite on rhyolite from Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah

Topaz and Fluorite on rhyolite from Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 44237
Mineral:Topaz and Fluorite on rhyolite
Locality:Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah
Description:Pristine crystal of flawless golden sherry-colored topaz nestled in a small cavity in gray rhyolite surrounded by purple fluorite microcrystals. Matrix specimens of topaz rare because the topaz commonly cleaves during extraction of the specimen.
Overall Size:8x7x6 cm
Crystals:micro to 18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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