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Determne if stome is topaz

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How can you determine if a stone is a topaz or just another crystal?

asked Mar 15, 2014 by Doug (160 points)

Is there a test to determine if a stone is a topaz?

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answered Mar 16, 2014 by ahmad (1,260 points)
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Is there a test to determine if the stone is a topaz vs. plain crystal other than weight?

answered Mar 16, 2014 by Doug (160 points)
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Topaz has a very high hardness. Its hardness is 8. This, combined with its crystal habits, are usually its determination factors.

answered Mar 17, 2014 by hershel (46,460 points)

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