Topaz (Var: Imperial Topaz)
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
Miniature, 4.1 x 1.0 x 0.6 cm
A fine specimen of "Imperial" topaz from Ouro Preto, Brazil. This classic, gorgeous, gemmy and lustrous, complete-all-around, striated crystal has beautiful, golden-orange color and excellent luster and fire. The internal crazing adds character. A highly representative crystal from the renowned locale. Very nearly pristine. Weighs 5 grams.