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Topaz On Amazonite

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Topaz On Amazonite

ex collection Thorsten Häuser
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Description
Locality: 
Klein Spitzkopje, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4.7 × 3 cm
Weight: 
132.00gr
Description

A big brownish transparent and a few tiny colorless topaz crystals on a partially pale teal blue colored amazonite (microcline) crystal.

Rare combination.

Little edge wear on the topaz crystal.
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Topaz

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
8.0
Streak: 
White

Amazonite

Variety Of: 

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0
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