Mintabie Opal Rough 972 Products
Buy Mintabie Opal Rough
Buy Mintabie Opal Rough online direct from the mines at wholesale prices. This opal field only started in 1976 a s the sand stone was to solid to dig by hand and needed big machinery to break past the sandstone so the opal has good reputation solid opal and today you will see rough opal mined in seams with this sandstone on one or both sides. Mintabie is good town for noodlers as its about 960 kilometres Northwest from Adelaide to try and speck some rough on the ground and it is best to go after rains so the dirt or dust is washed away to expose more color When cutting this opal you have to determine which side is up or down so if purchasing parcel always cut the smallest or cheapest stones first some of this Mintabie is very dark and is considered can be dark N5 to n7 on body tone but I have seen some N2 black opals but they are very rare and do have good fire colours. Many pieces are available a s pre shaped rubs ,rubs are rough pieces that have had excess sandstone rubbed away by mine to expose the colour with no potch so stone is ready to cut and polish When purchasing seam rough opal from this opal field you will find two distinct colour bars.one will be sea blue green and the other white opal like cooper Pedy material but in sandstone slabs The dark rough is now rare and hard to find so with theses similar parcels you can cut opals to match a s pairs or sets .always wear safety gear,googles,mask when cutting opal rough PLEASE NOTE
When opal arrives and you are not 100% happy you can return for refund.
But if you alter or cut the rough it is yours and we cannot exchange
However, if you touch any piece, you are excepting ownership and negative feedback cannot be left.
But comments can be made as neutral if the rough opal didn’t cut to your expectations.
Please study carefully before cutting
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