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Opal Wood

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RBR730873

Opal Wood

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Description
Locality: 
Banten Province, Java, Indonesia
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.3 × 0.3 cm
Description

This specimen represents of of the couriosities in the mineral world. Opalized wood is known from a few location only. This little specimen shows a fantastic color in combination with micro- and nano-structures of wood. That’s an excellent sample of a rare combination with a very good polish as well. A true rarety.

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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