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Topaz, Microcline, Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Topaz, Microcline, Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Topaz, Microcline, Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Topaz, Microcline, Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

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Topaz, Microcline, Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 59645
Mineral:Topaz, Microcline, Quartz
Locality:Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Large 65 mm sherry-colored transparent-to-translucent topaz crystal with lustrous crystal faces, on the side of blocky white microcline partial crystal with a small pale-gray partial crystal of quartz. The topaz crystal has internal cleavage flaws.
Overall Size:11x7x6 cm
Crystals:30-65 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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