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Description: "The stone is of a yellow color (though there are topazes of other colors) and is almost as hard as the diamond" (Vine's, 637). The New Jerusalem topaz foundation could be a reddish-orangish-yellow.
Vine's: It has the power of double refraction. When heated or rubbed, it becomes electric (637).
In the temple: fire-light
Representation: judgment and purification
topazion (5116): neut. Or a presumed der. (alt.) of topazos; a gem, prob. the chrysolite:—topaz.
pitdah (6357): a gem, prob. the topaz:—topaz.
References: a stone in the breastplate, topaz of Ethiopia, a stone in the garden of God, and New Jerusalem foundation
Click on the file below to see a diagram of the New Jerusalem foundations.