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|Dimensions (mm)||18 x 14 x 9mm|
|Weight (carats)||8 carats|
TYPE: SOLID NATURAL HONEY/SUN OPAL CRYSTAL
ORIGIN: LIGHTNING RIDGE, AUSTRALIA
CARAT WEIGHT: 8.43
SIZE : 17.9 x 13.1 x 9.2 mm
SHAPE/CUT: Pear/Checker board
COLOUR/HUE: Golden Honey
This opal is quality facet cut from rare, clean, sunflash crystal opal, ready to be set in jewelry.
*Please note sun flash opal is generally clear or opal body tone hued. some may have flashes of other colours. Best viewed in sunlight or strong artificial light.
Fine Quality Facet Cut.
Certificate of Authenticity can be obtained for this item upon request.
Should you have any queries regarding this item please don't hesitate to contact us.
Opal Body Tone Scale as per recommendation by the Australian Opal and Gem Industry Association Ltd.
N9 is also clear, transparent or translucent opal crystal.
Brilliance Scale: 1 Faint, 2 Dull, 3 Bright, 4 Very Bright, 5 Brilliant
GIA Type II Clarity Chart
VVS Very Very Slightly Included - Minor inclusions
VS Very Slightly Included - NOTICEABLE to Obvious
SI1 Slightly Included - Noticeable to OBVIOUS
SI2 Slightly Included 2 - Obvious to Prominate
I1 Included 1 - Prominent - moderate effect on appearance or durability.
I2 Included 2 - Prominent - severe effect on appearance & durability.
I3 Included 3 - Prominent- severe effect on beauty, transparency & durability.
Type 2 Colored Gemstones by their nature have natural inclusions.
(Inclusions are the norm) This includes gems such as:
Ametrine, Amblygonite, Andulusite, Apatite. Alexandrite, Crysoberyl, Diopside, Feldspar, Flourite, Garnet(All species), Iolite, Natrolite, Fire Opals, Phenakite, Peridot, Quartz, Rhodolite, Ruby, Scapolite, Spinel, Sapphire, Taaffeite, Topaz (all colors EXCEPT Blue), Tourmaline ( All colors EXCEPT Green/Indicolite, Red(rubellite) and watermelon), Zircon (All colors EXCEPT Blue and Clear).
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