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Topaz

Topaz is a highly prized genstone, but has lost some of its popularity to citrine quartz. Topaz from Brazil is often heat-treated to give pink topaz. The crystals are mostly found in alluvial deposits and the most common crystals have a yellow color with a red tint. Deep yellow are most valuable.

Crystal structure: Orthohombic

Color: True topaz, pink topaz, blue topaz and colorless topaz.

Topaz - Inspiring and stimulating, influence on higher mind and soul. Helps self to become more aware. Helps soul in its determinations to reach enlightenment.