# 29.70 CTS LARGE SEA BLUE OPAL RUB

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 35 x 12 x 9mm
Weight (carats) 29.7 carats
Colors
Type
  • Rough

THIS IS A NATURAL PIECE OR ROUGH OPAL FROM THE OPAL FIELDS OF AUSTRALIA 

 

 


 

 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

 

 

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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

 

 

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DESCRIPTION:

 

LARGE BLACK OPAL ROUGH SEA BLUE FIRE IN THIS PIECE THIS WILL CUT A LARGE CABOCHON STONE SUITABLE FOR A PENDANT 

 

DIMENSIONS:  

35 X 12 X 9 MM  

29.70 CTS�  

CODE: AR 1135 ����  

6 mm is 1/4 INCH    

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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.  

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TO VIEW MORE ROUGH OPAL CLICK �HERE.

$167.00 USD

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Auction ID 21433
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Starts 2nd Feb 2006 10:40am PST

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