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SOLID BLACK OPAL Large opal with sparkling red over blue. With VIDEO
Product Code ATC-7167

This SOLID BLACK Opal is from the Lightning Ridge mining fields in Australia.



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This opal is very lively, flaming with bright and rich colours, across the complete face. Cherry red is the main colour in this opal, surrounded by golden orange and gold yellow and bright green over a background of blue purple. All are vibrant and swap and change with the slightest movement. The red colours cover the majority of the face, stealing this magnificent show.


Origin Lightning Ridge
Category Black Opal
Play-of -colour Red - blue multicolour
Pattern Mixed
Body tone N4
Brilliance Scale 4
Clarity  Opaque
Cut Medium-low dome
Shape Teardrop
Weight (carat) 3.30
Size 22.0 x 9.5 x 2.5 mm
Polish High Quality
Note: Great in all lights.  

Approx: 435

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Opal Facts:
Brilliance Scale: This is the scale of brightness used to show the brightness of an opal:

Brilliance scale:
1. Faint
2. Dim
2.5 Somewhat Bright
3. Bright
3.5 Quite Bright
4. Very bright
4.5 Extremely Bright
5. Brilliant

Body tone: Thes is the colour of the opals body tone (or background tone) it can be black, dark (semi-black) or light opal. N1 is jet black through to N9 which is white.

All prices are wholesale. The opals we sell are natural SOLID opals and have not been treated or enhanced in any way.