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Mineral: topaz
Gem: guerro topaz (rootbear topaz)
Cut: triangular cut
Origin: Mexico
General Info: The name Topaz is thought to be derived from the name Topazion, the old name for the island of Zebergit (St. Thomas Island) in the Red Sea. The Sanskrit word "Tapas" means "fire".
Additional Information
A triangular cut stone (by author) from a small brown-orange crytal from Mexico. It is sometimes called "guerro" topaz or even champaigne topaz if a bit lighter.