Topaz, Quartz, Albite (Var: Cleavelandite)
Bulochi (Balochi; Balche; Bulache; Bulachi; Drot Balachi), Astor valley (Astore valley), Astor District (Astore District), Northern Areas, Pakistan
Miniature, 4.5 x 4.5 x 4.0 cm
A superb, water-clear, very gemmy, light cognac-colored topaz crystal aesthetically attached to bladed cleavelandite and a shard of quartz from an uncommon Pakistan locality - Bulochi. The topaz crystal is pristine and starkly blocky. Ex. Dave and Emily Stoudt Collection.