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how can i tell if i have a topaz or not?

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I live in northern Idaho and we cant tell if its just quartz or clear topaz
asked Nov 7, 2016 by mechellm (140 points)

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A jeweler could tell you, or maybe even a rock shop with a lapidary.
answered Nov 7, 2016 by Weasel (38,360 points)
thanks, there is a rock shop nearby. i'll check it out
Topaz is also slightly harder than quartz, if you want to do a hardness test.
 


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