Gemstone: Opal - 32.65 Cts.
Magdalena, Magdalena Municipality
This lot represents a very unique offering of Opal. This curiosity
comes from Mexico and is known as a Matrix Opal, which is
play-of-color Opal in Rhyolite matrix, called cantera in
Mexico. The bottom of the matrix has been cut flat, and the
translucent play-of-color Opal has been faceted to accentuate the
internal "fire." All colors of the spectrum are visible with strong
rolling flashes in a broad pattern. The gemstone lights up with
intense red, green, blue, purple, orange, and yellow. The entire
cabochon has been polished and features a high dome. This truly
one-of-a-kind offering is not only mesmerizing but also in pristine
Measurements: 25.45 x 20.76 x 11.17 mm, 32.65 cts.
Condition report available upon request.
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