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Topaz with smoky Quartz and Albite (aluminium fluoro-silicate, silicon dioxide, and sodium alumino-silicate)

Stuart Humphreys

Australian Museum

Australian Museum
Sydney, Australia

The world's finest specimens, such as this lustrous sky-blue, transparent topaz crystal on smoky quartz, are considered the 'Rembrandts of the mineral world'. This topaz is one of the finest ever found from its Russian locality.

Details

  • Title: Topaz with smoky Quartz and Albite (aluminium fluoro-silicate, silicon dioxide, and sodium alumino-silicate)
  • Creator: Stuart Humphreys
  • Location: Alabaschka, Murzinka, Urals, Russia
  • Contributor: Photographer: Stuart Humphreys
  • Rights: Australian Museum

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