Good opal; nice color.
|Dimensions (mm)||16 x 16 x 4mm|
|Weight (carats)||5.3 carats|
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
BLACK ROUGH STILL NEEDS TO BE RUBBED TO EXPOSE THE FIRE IN THIS PIECE
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