BLACK OPAL ROUGH 84.50 CTS CARVE / DREMEL

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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:

 

BLACK OPAL ROUGH STRAIGHT FROM LIGHTNING RIDGE AUSTRALIAN I HAVE RUB THE PIECE SO YOU CAN SEE WHAT YOU ARE BIDDING ON OPAL RUB IS READY TO BE CARVED DREMEL INTO GEMSTONE. HOURS OF FUN ON THE CUTTING WHEEL OR CARVED WITH DREMEL EQUIPMENT AS PIECE IS GOOD SIZE TO WORK WITH

DIMENSIONS:

53 X 21 X 16 MM APP

84.50 CTS APP

CODE: BR 410    

6 MM IS 1/4 INCH.

 

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.

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