Topaz is best known for being one of the world's favorite colored gemstones and is the official birthstone for the month of November. Topaz crystallizes in the orthorhombic system, and its crystals are mostly prismatic terminated by pyramidal and other faces.
It is one of the hardest naturally occurring minerals on the Mohs Hardness Scale and is the hardest of any silicate mineral. This hardness combined with its usual transparency and variety of colors means that it has acquired wide use in jewelry as a cut gemstone as well as for intaglios and other gemstone carvings. Imperial Topaz gets its name from its saturation of colors ranging from golden yellows to sherry pinks.
These topaz crystals are perfect for collectors looking to add to their collection. All of these pieces are rich is their varying shades of golden orange. Each specimen is unique and beautiful in its own way. These Imperial Topaz specimens would also be stunning to wear as jewelery pieces.
Weight: ~ 2 grams
Size: ~ 1" x 1/4" x 1/8"