LARGE FIREY MEXICAN SPECIMEN 171 CTS [V617]

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Weight (carats) 171 carats
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THIS SITE SPECIALIZES IN EHTIOPIAN AND AMERICAN OPALS
FORMED BY VOLCANIC ACTION.
 MEXICAN ROUGH OPAL

THIS LARGE ROUGH  SPECIMEN WAS MINED AT MAGDALENA JALISCO MEXICO WHICH IS KNOWN FOR ITS  TOP FIRE OPAL. THIS ROUGH WAS FORMED BY VOLCANIC ACTION.WE HAVE TAKEN THE PHOTOS WITH THE SPECIMEN BEING WET TO SHOW THE COLOURS. AS WITH ALL OUR STOCK YOU MAY RETURN IT FOR A FULL REFUND PROVIDED IT HAS NOT BEEN RUBBED OR SNIPPED IN ANY WAY. GREAT COLLECTORS PIECE. 

 

SIZE:  50X 25 X17  MM APPROX

WEIGHT:   171 CTS APPROX   

 

iN  1957, Alfonso Ramirez (of Querétaro) accidentally discovered the first opal mine in Jalisco - La Unica, located on the outer area of the volcano of Tequila, near the Huitzicilapan farm in Magdalena. By 1960 there were around 500 known opal mines in this region alone.

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