|Dimensions (mm)||23 x 18 x 9mm|
|Weight (carats)||44.3 carats|
PERU SKY BLUE OPAL ROUGH PARCEL
Peru blue opals were found in 1983 in a cooper mining operation in Lima Acari-production has now ceased. The colours range from neon blue to mint green to clear with all shades in between.Some have dendtritic [fern like] inclusions that make interesting stones. It is fine traces of copper trapped in the crystal structure thats gives it the color.
The rough has been taken dry.
Sky blue colour.
DENDRITIC The patterns are found in microscopic fissures that cause them to branch out like tree limbs or fern like
inclusions.It is usually a iron silicate.
This is the national stone of Peru
Just received this item along with another Honduran opal and my gosh the colors are so deep and vibrant I put a little water on it and showed my 10 yr old son and he asked, how do all those different colors get in there ,,,, we I'm not sure how to explain
|Starts||5th Aug 2018 6:20pm PDT|
|Ends||6th Aug 2018 7:18pm PDT|
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