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Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions from Durango, Mexico

 
Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions from Durango, Mexico

Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions from Durango, Mexico

Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions from Durango, Mexico

Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions from Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions from Durango, Mexico

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions from Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 77045
Mineral:Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions
Locality:Durango, Mexico
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless hyalite opal covering the termination of a lustrous 11 mm transparent topaz crystal with red-brown color caused by hair-like rutile crystal inclusions. The opal fluoresces green under longwave and shortwave UV.
Overall Size:19x10x8 mm
Crystals:micro to 11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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