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This is a specimen of rough firey contra luz opal from Virgin Valley in Nevada USA.The area is known for its unusual fire play in wood ,limp casts and bark replacement.The opal has a tendancy to craze when dried too fast, possibly from the charcoal or manganese contained in them, or it could be the sulfur. We just know we lose most to drying somehow but a small percentage is stable.We are offering this specimen wet and we will ship it wet .This material. does not have much fire but it has some nice fossil specimens A great addition for any opal collection.

Weight of parcel 36 cts app

Size of largest piece 24 x 10x7 mm app

As with all our stock we offer a full refund provided it is not touched in any way.

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Auction ID 157146
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Starts 21st Feb 2009 5:00pm PST

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