This rare and spectacular opalised cretaceous bivalve specimen in its native host rock was mined on the Hans Peak opal field of Coober Pedy Australia.
WEIGHT: 263 grams (whole).
DIMENSIONS: Around 130 mm by 98 mm by 43 mm.
The shell is around 44 mm by 36 mm.
Also use the ruler as your guide to size (INCHES)
BRIGHTNESS: A spectacular super gem crystal 5 out of 5 all over.
FEATURES: Fully visible and unbroken shell definition on top with a gastropod attack drill hole (probable cause of demise), with the underside naturally broken from host rock to reveal a stunning top gem crystal opal throughout the piece..
This is a world class, museum grade specimen.
We do not sell opal simulants of ANY sort. All of our opal is 100% guaranteed Natural Australian Opal.
The color variations in the photos are due to different light angles, distances and backgrounds. All of our auctions are photographed with macro settings under a 60 watt incandescent lamp. We try to create a true as possible representation of the stones you will receive.