Topaz Photos   
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

 
golden topaz crystals
Brazil
One of the distinct colors of topaz is a golden yellow and is referred to as
"golden topaz".  These crystals range from 2 to 4 centimeters in length. 
The flat ends of these crystals are cleavage surfaces; topaz has one direction
of perfect cleavage.
 
 


topaz                                                                                                                                         golden1
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Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.