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Mineral Specimen No. 77045:
Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions for sale from Durango, Mexico.

This mineral specimen Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions from Durango, Mexico 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. 77045:

Mineral Species: Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions.
Location of origin: Durango, Mexico.
Description: Lustrous transparent colorless hyalite opal covering the termination of a lustrous 11 mm transparent topaz crystal with red-brown color caused by hair-like rutile crystal inclusions. The opal fluoresces green under longwave and shortwave UV. No damage.
Overall size: 19x10x8 mm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 11 mm
Price: $35 (plus shipping).

Mineral Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions for sale from Durango, Mexico

Detail view of mineral Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions for sale from Durango, Mexico

Detail view of mineral Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions for sale from Durango, Mexico

Detail view of mineral Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions for sale from Durango, Mexico

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 Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions for sale from Durango, Mexico

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Hyalite Opal on Topaz with Rutile inclusions for sale from Durango, Mexico

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