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 Post subject: Ehm... topaz?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:02 am 
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A fantastic collector item! A white topaz crystal point...
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Am I the only one noticing something strange? :P


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 Post subject: Ehm... topaz?
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Doesn't have anything to do with the piece having five faces does it?

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 9:43 pm 
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for the shape looks like quartz , but for color looks more like calcite


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The color is consistant with water worn topaz and matches pieces of pebble rough I have. But the crystal does look a little quartz-ie.


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maialetto wrote:
A fantastic collector item! A white topaz crystal point...
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Am I the only one noticing something strange? :P

I am just a beginner but my first impression was quartz....... :? :?: :idea:


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:? that's what i thought, too, is it quartz and not topaz, maialetto?


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It definitely looks like quartz to me. The hexagonal prism and the termination don't look very compatible with topaz symm.
But after all it's just a (reasonable) guess from a picture of a worn crystal... but I'd bet quartz against topaz 100:1 :)


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