# 4.95 CTS FIREY OPAL RUB ELECTRIC

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 12 x 12 x 5mm
Weight (carats) 4.95 carats
Colors
Type
  • Rough

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:

 

FIREY BLACK OPAL RUB ELECTRIC GREEN FIRE THIS WILL CUT A NICE CABOCHON STONE

 

4.95 CTS

 

12 X 12 X 5 MM

 

CODE AR1445

 

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.

 

YOU WILL ENJOY CUTTING THIS ROUGH OPAL

 

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 ANDTHROUGH 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

 

$23.00 USD

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Starts 21st Feb 2006 9:20am PST

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