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Mineral Specimen No. 73444:
Topaz with Hyalite Opal for sale from Kleine Spitzkoppe, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia.

This mineral specimen Topaz with Hyalite Opal from Kleine Spitzkoppe, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 73444:

Mineral Species: Topaz with Hyalite Opal.
Location of origin: Kleine Spitzkoppe, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia.
Description: Five interconnected lustrous transparent colorless topaz crystals to 33 mm with bubbly crust of colorless hyalite opal on the bottom that fluoresces bright green under UV illumination. The topaz crystals are striated prisms with complex terminations. All surfaces and edges are clean and undamaged, except for a natural contact from another intersecting crystal (no longer present). Collected ca. 1995. Fluoresces bright green under 365 nm LW UV illumination and 254 nm SW UV illumination.
Overall size: 4x3.3x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 33 mm
Price: $425 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Topaz with Hyalite Opal for sale from Kleine Spitzkoppe, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Topaz with Hyalite Opal for sale from Kleine Spitzkoppe, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Topaz with Hyalite Opal for sale from Kleine Spitzkoppe, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Topaz with Hyalite Opal for sale from Kleine Spitzkoppe, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Topaz with Hyalite Opal for sale from Kleine Spitzkoppe, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Topaz with Hyalite Opal for sale from Kleine Spitzkoppe, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia

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