Topaz (etched ice crystal)

Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Miniature, 4.8 x 3.6 x 3.4 cm
Start Time: 03/25/2009 7:15:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/02/2009 8:39:49 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

An extraordinarily gemmy, transparent topaz crystal with a magnificent blue color and fabulous, etched shape. The termination and the upper part of the primary faces are splendidly smooth and very well defined, while the rest of the specimen has incredible dissolution shapes. This striking topaz is from recent finds at Itinga, Brazil and look like blue ice! 94 grams. Valued $750 - much better in preson!