15.45 CTS BLACK OPAL ROUGH FROM LIGHTNING RIDGE

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THIS IS A NATURAL PIECE OR ROUGH OPAL FROM THE OPAL FIELDS OF AUSTRALIA OPAL IS MINED FROM MINING TOWNS LIKE LIGHTNING RIDGE, COOBER PEDY, WINTON, QUILPIE AND KOROIT ROUGH OPAL CAN BE CUT INTO A GEMSTONE, OPAL BEAD, INLAY FOR JEWELLERY, OPAL TRIPLETS AND DOUBLETS, CARVINGS AND MUCH MORE OPAL MINING IS EXTREMLY HARD WORK AND CAN BE DONE WITH A PICK HAND-SINK SHAFT AND SHOVAL TO LARGE TUNNELLING MACHINERY BLOWERS AND EXCAVATOR 

 DESCRIPTION:

BLACK OPAL ROUGH STRAIGHT FROM LIGHNTING RIDGE AUSTRALIA. PIECE IS IN THE ROUGH AND NEEDS TO BE RUB TO EXPSOSE THE COLOUR AND POLISH INTO GEMSTONE.

DIMENSIONS:

26 X 14 X 10 MM   

15.45 CTS APP  

CODE: BR 133

6 MM IS 1/4 INCH.

 

PICTURE OF THIS OPAL IS TAKEN WET SO YOU CAN SEE THE FIRE HOW IT WILL CUT AND POLISH.

WHAT IS OPAL??

OPAL FROM THE GREEK WORD OPALLOS MEANING TO SEE CHANGE OF COLOUR IS A FORMATION OF NON CRYSTALLINE SILICA GEL MILLIONS OF YEARS AGO THIS GEL SEEPED INTO CREVICES AND CRACKS IN THE SEDIMENTARY STRATE. THROUGH EONS OF TIME AND THROUGH NATURES HEATING AND MOULDING PROCESSES THIS GEL HARDENED AND CAN BE FOUND IN THE FORMS OF OPAL.

OPAL SETS APART FROM OTHER GEMSTONES BECAUSE OF ITS UNIQUE APPERANCE

NO TWO OPALS ARE THE SAME

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BUY A CUT AND POLISHED BLACK OPAL PLEASE CLICK HERE

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK ANY QUESTIONS BELOW OR EMAIL ME  AUSTRALIANROUGHOPAL@HOTMAIL.COM

BEST REGARDS PATRIK

 

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