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8.00 ct. Imperial Topaz, Peachy Gold, Trillion, Shigar Valley, Skardu Mine, VS
8.00 ct. Imperial Topaz, Peachy Gold, Trillion, Shigar Valley, Skardu Mine, VS
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Miners at 2000-3000 ft. elevation mining gems in Himalayas
8.00 ct. Imperial Topaz, Peachy Gold, Trillion, Shigar Valley, Skardu Mine, VS
8.00 ct. Imperial Topaz, Peachy Gold, Trillion, Shigar Valley, Skardu Mine, VS
8.00 ct. Imperial Topaz, Peachy Gold, Trillion, Shigar Valley, Skardu Mine, VS
8.00 ct. Imperial Topaz, Peachy Gold, Trillion, Shigar Valley, Skardu Mine, VS
8.00 ct. Imperial Topaz, Peachy Gold, Trillion, Shigar Valley, Skardu Mine, VS

8.00 ct. Imperial Topaz, Peachy Gold, Trillion, Shigar Valley, Skardu Mine, VS

Regular price $416.00 Sale

Gem Type - Topaz

Color -  Peachy Gold

Clarity - VS

Cut - Emerald Cut

Shape -  Trillion

Size -  11.35 x 11.79 x 8.78 mm

Rarity - Rare in good color and exceptional clarity.

Treatment - Heat 

Origin - Shigar valley, Skardu Mine, Pakistan.

 Prospecting in a region with near vertical cliffs that rise 3,000 to 4,000 feet or higher is a nightmare. Mining a deposit in an environment like this is even worse. At such elevations, pockets are practically always frozen, internal combustion engines do not operate, the air pressure is too low for pneumatic equipment, and the mining season is generally very short.