Topaz, Albite (Var: Cleavelandite), Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz)
Sissi, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Small Cabinet, 6.5 x 5.0 x 2.5 cm
A gemmy and lustrous, cognac-colored topaz crystal wrapped in bundles of bladed cleavelandite from an uncommon Pakistan locality, Sissi in the Haramosh Mountains. This unusual, very elongated, 4.0 cm, topaz is gemmy and has very distinctive horizontal color zoning. Two very gemmy and sharp smoky quartz crystals to 1.1 x 0.7 cm tall proudly sit on the back.