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Topaz (etched gem-grade crystal) from Apaligun, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Topaz (etched gem-grade crystal) from Apaligun, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Topaz (etched gem-grade crystal) from Apaligun, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Topaz (etched gem-grade crystal) from Apaligun, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Topaz (etched gem-grade crystal) from Apaligun, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Topaz (etched gem-grade crystal) from Apaligun, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 71950
Mineral:Topaz (etched gem-grade crystal)
Locality:Apaligun, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Lustrous transparent gem-grade pale-pink topaz crystal with complexly etched crystal surfaces that follow the crystalline structure of the topaz resulting in many parallel crystal faces. The rear is overgrown with a white mineral, possibly albite.
Overall Size:4.5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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