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Opal

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Locality: 
Yowah Opal Field, Paroo Shire, Queensland, Australia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 1.8 × 0.6 cm
Description

A beautiful example of Yawah Opal in matrix.  This specimen is cut by many Opalized veins, ranging in colour from a Turquoise to Mauve with flashes of red and Green.  The piece has been polished to highlight the spectacular colour, but has had no other treatments or enhancements.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Opal

Formula: 
SiO2·nH2O
Strunz: 
4.DA.10
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
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