Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Opal

Views:
Watches:
RBR730872

Opal

Classic Locality

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Yowah Opal Field, Queensland, Australia
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 2 × 1.4 cm
Description

This is an excellent sample of the famous Koroite-opal. The first opal were found in the late 1890s in this area. The specimens shows a very fine, interesting structure and almost every color depending on light an angle. The item is polished all around and is truely a small jewel.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Opal

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