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Topaz (color zoned crystals) in Lepidolite and Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Topaz (color zoned crystals) in Lepidolite and Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Topaz (color zoned crystals) in Lepidolite and Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Topaz (color zoned crystals) in Lepidolite and Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Topaz (color zoned crystals) in Lepidolite and Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Topaz (color zoned crystals) in Lepidolite and Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

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Topaz (color zoned crystals) in Lepidolite and Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 72264
Mineral:Topaz (color zoned crystals) in Lepidolite and Albite
Locality:Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Four bi-colored wedge-shaped topaz crystals to 34 mm in translucent pink lepidolite crystals to 7 mm and white albite crystals to 1 mm. The topaz crystals have brown central zones with gray outer zones and the faces have a satin luster. Ex. G. McLoughlin collection
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-34 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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