Topaz (Var: Imperial Topaz)
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
Miniature, 3.9 x 0.8 x 0.6 cm
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, as does the classic chisel termination. A highly representative crystal from the renowned locale. Nearly pristine. Weighs 21.79 carats or over 4 grams.