|Precious Imperial Topaz Gemstone Information
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Precious Topaz with its warm golden color accentuated with pinkish-peach overtones reflects a youthful glowing blush on the wearer. To avoid confusion between this golden gem and Citrine quartz the term and affection, early discoveries of Precious Topaz, were placed in the jewelry of Russian Czarinas in the 18th and 19th century, thus earning the name of "Imperial Topaz."
ENHANCEMENT CODE N
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Refractive Index 1.619-1.627
Hardness = 8 (Moh's Scale)
Specific Gravity =3.53
Species - Topaz
Optic Character - Double Refraction.
Phenomena - Chatoyancy
WARNINGS FOR CARE
Ultrasonic: Never use.
Steamer: Never use.
Heat: Poor; color change may occur with heat.
Chemicals that harm: affected very slightly
Crystal system: Orthorhombic, prisms with multi faceted ends.
|November||Topaz or Citrine|
|December||Blue Topaz or Zircon|
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