Boulder Rough Opportunity For Opal Cutters

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Dimensions (mm) not provided
Weight (carats) 1 carats


Opal slabs that were made by Quilpie opals in the 1970-80 are now offered for sale

Slabs measures appro 2 x 1 meter in size

Many sold for $20,000

Today the slabs left over are set in acetone bath to break down the glue

It is only in the winter months that this process works a s in summer the acetone does not work

So this year there will be less than dozen slabs available broken down

Slabs end up in these plastic  bucket and weight 35 to 50 kilo depending on thickness of the rough opal

Price is $5500 pick upopalauctions head office Gold coast queensland


Images are not of opal for sale

Rough was parcel lot sold last year

At present slabs are still in acetone bath and available June 2014


Please enquire for freight to your destination


$5,500.00 USD

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Auction ID 432738
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Starts 14th May 2014 3:40pm PDT

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