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Topaz with Albite var. Cleavelandite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Topaz with Albite var. Cleavelandite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Topaz with Albite var. Cleavelandite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

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Topaz with Albite var. Cleavelandite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 51542
Mineral:Topaz with Albite var. Cleavelandite
Locality:Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Flawless sherry-colored topaz crystal with bladed cleavelandite variety of albite crystals included in the base. Most of the topaz crystal faces are glassy, but the termination and one prism face has silky luster due to microscopic surface patterns. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:3x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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