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Topaz on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

 
Topaz on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Topaz on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Topaz on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Topaz on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Topaz on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Topaz on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Topaz on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 72270
Mineral:Topaz on Albite
Locality:Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Description:Two parallel transparent sherry-colored topaz crystals to 30 mm on platy white albite, variety cleavelandite crystals to 5 mm. The topaz crystals are square prisms with flat basal pinacoid terminations modified by secondary corner and edge faces. Ex. G. McLoughlin collection; ex. Lloyd Tate collection.
Overall Size:4.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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