• Topaz on Orthoclase
  • Topaz on Orthoclase
  • Topaz on Orthoclase
  • Topaz on Orthoclase
Rare Minerals

Topaz on Orthoclase

$8,500.00   €6,978  £6,300.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC20501
A rare and stunning specimen of pale blue Topaz crystals on a terminated Orthoclase crystal from the Murzinka mine in Sverdlovskaya Oblast, Middle Urals, Russia.  This famous mine worked a granite pegmatite and old-time specimens grace many fine museums and, less often, private collections.  The Topaz crystals are perfectly terminated with no damage of any kind, are transparent ice-blue and measure 2.5 x 1.2 x 0.7 cm and 2.3 x 1.4 x 1.0 cm.  Each is attached to a light sandy-cream terminated Orthoclase feldspar crystal with three tiny smoky Quartz crystals on one side.  A wonderful and classic blue Topaz from the world-famous Murzinka gem mine in the Ural Mountains of Russia.

Details

Dimensions
3.9 × 4.0 × 2.8 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Rare Minerals, Silicates
Locality
Murzinka Mine, Sarapulka District, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Orthoclase, Topaz

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