Mineral Specimen #1730 Pink Topaz on Quartz with Magnesite
Brumado. Bahia, Brazil
A thin, gemmy, pink Topaz crystal is on the side of the largest Quartz crystal. The Topaz crystal is 1 mm in diameter and 6 mm long with the termination hidden in the junction of the base of two of the Quartz crystals. The largest Quartz crystal has a notch at the top where it grew around a Magnesite crystal. Part of the Magnesite crystal is missing and shows cleavage planes.