Opal was exactly as shown, and arrived quickly. Thank you.
|Dimensions (mm)||80 x 62 x 58mm|
|Weight (carats)||1500 carats|
GLAUBERITE THIS IS A RARE OPAL PINAPPLE ONLY FOUND IN WHITE CLIFFS NSW AUSTRALIA. THERE HAVE ONLY BEEN BETWEEN 300-500 SUCH SPECIMENS FOUND THERE. THEY ARE FORMED AS A RESULT OF PRECIOUS OPAL REPLACING GLAUBERITE [A SULFATE MINERAL] -SUCH SPECIMENS ARE KNOWN AS PSEUDOMOROPHS. AS THEY STILL EXHIBIT THE EXTERNAL CRYSTAL FORM THEY HAVE REPLACED. THE GLAUBERITE CRYSTAL IS BELIEVED TO HAVE FORMED UNDER GLACIAL CONDITION WHICH LATER DISSOLVED LEAVING THE VOID TO BE FILLED WITH OPAL THE PSUDOMORPHS ARE FORMED IN THE PINEAPPLE BAND NEAR THE OPAL FEEDER WITH LESSER -SHAPED PIECES FURTHER AWAY ,THIS SPECIMEN NEED TO BE EXPOSED FOR COLOUR
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I love this piece, looks even better in person. It arrived quickly as well, even tho it shipped during the busy holiday season. So happy with this purchase. INVESTMENTOPALS has an incredible selection of stunning opals at affordable prices.
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|Starts||29th Jun 2017 8:47pm PDT|
|Standard Shipping - Tracked||$25.00||14 days|
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