Description

    OPAL
    Unknown Locality
    6.69 x 3.74 x 1.89 inches (17 x 9.5 x 4.82 cm)


    When it comes to gems and minerals, it is fair to say that Opals are universally loved - or, at least, are generally appreciated on some level. This fine specimen of a Boulder Opal has been polished to reveal its inner beauty which, in the case of this "box-buster" piece, is a glowing surface of primarily blue and features some subtle veins and pockets of "fire" on its face. This massive "chunk" certainly has a decorative appeal and is a nice representation of a Boulder Opal that has not been turned into jewelry.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    7th-14th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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