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    Fine Gemstone: Topaz - 72.95 Ct.
    Klein Spitzkopje, Spitzkopje Area, Karibib District, Erongo Region, Namibia

    Topaz does occur in very large crystals, that can be slippery to the feel, but large crystals are not that common in Namibia. It was an unusually large crystal, from the Klein Sptzkopje, that yielded this 72+ carats gem. This eye clean colorless gemstone was cut by Tony Mittelmeyer of Cape Town, South Africa, from rough that was collected in 1989.
    Measurements: 29.10 x 23.35 x 14.59 mm, 72.95 cts.
    Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Rainbow of Africa Collection


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    15th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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