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Topaz from
Schneckenstein cliff (Königskrone Topaz Mine), Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtlandkreis, Saxony, Germany

Locality type:Cliff
Classification
Species:Topaz
Formula:Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Habit:Long to short prismatic crystals.
Colour:Light to dark yellow, brown, green, colourless.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
Analysis Reference:Harjo Neutkens
References
References:Vollstädt, Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd Ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz43 photos of Topaz associated with Quartz at this locality.
Orthoclase7 photos of Topaz associated with Orthoclase at this locality.
Ilmenorutile1 photo of Topaz associated with Ilmenorutile at this locality.
Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series1 photo of Topaz associated with Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Topaz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Schneckenstein cliff (Königskrone Topaz Mine), Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtlandkreis, Saxony, Germany
Photo GalleryView Gallery (49 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Topaz
24.0km (14.9 miles) Podlesí stock, Potůčky (Breitenbach), Horní Blatná, Karlovy Vary District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic
27.4km (17.0 miles) Göltzsch river, Mylau, Reichenbach, Vogtlandkreis, Saxony, Germany
37.1km (23.0 miles) Vykmanov, Ostrov, Karlovy Vary District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic
39.8km (24.7 miles) Jeroným Mine, Čistá (Čistá u Rovné; Město Litrbach; Lauterbach Stadt), Krásno (Schönfeld), Horní Slavkov, Sokolov District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic
40.7km (25.3 miles) Huber stock (Huber shaft; Hub stock), Krásno (Schönfeld), Horní Slavkov, Sokolov District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic
40.8km (25.4 miles) Schnöd stock, Krásno (Schönfeld), Horní Slavkov, Sokolov District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic
42.8km (26.6 miles) Greifenstein Rocks, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
45.0km (28.0 miles) Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
47.9km (29.8 miles) Epprechtstein, Kirchenlamitz, Weißenstadt, Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
52.0km (32.3 miles) Reinersreuth quarry (Köhlerloh quarry), Großer Waldstein, Reinersreuth, Sparneck, Hof, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
 
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