186.35 CT BLACK OPAL ROUGH/RUB CUT STONE/ CARVE WITH DREMEL

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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 LIGHTNING RIDGE AUSTRALIAN I HAVE RUB THE PIECE SO YOU CAN SEE WHAT YOU ARE BIDDING ON OPAL RUB IS READY TO BE CUT AND POLISHED INTO GEMSTONE. HOURS OF FUN ON THE CUTTING WHEEL OR CAN BE CARVED WITH DREMEL EQUIPMENT AS PIECE IS GOOD SIZE TO WORK WITH THE BLUE CRYSTAL BARS GOES ALL THE WAY AROUND THE PIECE 

DIMENSIONS:

64 X 34 X 13 MM APP

186.35 CTS APP

CODE: BR 329

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

SHIPPING IS $2 FLAT FEE PER ITEM.

INSURANCE IS OPTIONAL AT $5.90 PER FIRST $100 VALUE THEN $2 PER $100 VALUE AFTER INSURANCE COMES HIGHLY RECOMMENDED IF YOU CHOOSE NOT TO TAKE INSURANCE WE CAN NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST PARCELS.

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Pricing & Details

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Auction ID 66923
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Starts 3rd Dec 2016 11:03pm PST
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