Opal was exactly as shown, and arrived quickly. Thank you.
|Dimensions (mm)||83 x 86 x 72mm|
|Weight (carats)||2550 carats|
THIS IS A RARE OPAL PINAPPLE ONLY FOUND IN WHITE CLIFFS NSW AUSTRALIA.
THERE HAVE ONLY BEEN BETWEEN 300-500 SUCH SPECIMENS FOUND THERE. THEY ARE FORMED AS A RESULT OF PRECIOUS OPAL REPLACING GLAUBERITE [A SULFATE MINERAL] -SUCH SPECIMENS ARE KNOWN AS PSEUDOMOROPHS. AS THEY STILL EXHIBIT THE EXTERNAL CRYSTAL FORM THEY HAVE REPLACED. THE GLAUBERITE CRYSTAL IS BELIEVED TO HAVE FORMED UNDER GLACIAL CONDITION WHICH LATER DISSOLVED LEAVING THE VOID TO BE FILLED WITH OPAL THE PSUDOMORPHS ARE FORMED IN THE PINEAPPLE BAND NEAR THE OPAL FEEDER WITH LESSER -SHAPED PIECES FURTHER AWAY ,THIS SPECIMEN HAS GREEN PURPLE COLOUR ON ONE SIDE
WEIGHT 510G/2550 CTS APPROX
SIZE 83 X 86 X72 MM APPROX
I love this piece, looks even better in person. It arrived quickly as well, even tho it shipped during the busy holiday season. So happy with this purchase. INVESTMENTOPALS has an incredible selection of stunning opals at affordable prices.
|Starts||6th Nov 2020 5:22pm PST|
|Standard Shipping - Tracked||$25.00||14 days|
|Shipping Insurance all providers $1,223.00 (optional)|