Topaz (Var: Imperial Topaz)
Miniature, 3.8 x 1.6 x 1.4 cm
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
A LARGE (20-gram!) GEM CRYSTAL of fine imperial topaz, with the orangey-golden color and interior scintillations that make these crystals so prized for mineral collections and jewelry uses. This superb crystal is terminated on top. It is gemmy from top to bottom.