Where did the name of topaz come from?

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  • Topaz: Mineral information, data and localities. This section is currently hidden. Click the show button to view. Named after Topasos Island in the Red Sea. In antique times, the name was probably used for the gemstone that is now known as Peridot. Occurs in pegmatites and high-temperature quartz veins, also in cavities in granites and rhyolites.

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