Topaz, Orthoclase
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Miniature, 3.8 x 1.9 x 1.7 cm
What makes this topaz specimen special is not only the quality of this gemmy crystal, with its perfect form and great transparency. It is also the perfect orthoclase crystal it is attached to, which gives the specimen a beautiful balance and symmetry.