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SOLID BLACK CRYSTAL OPAL Gorgeous blu and green fire, even colour patches. With VIDEO
Product Code ATC-M579

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



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NOTE: Video is designed to demonstrate colour play only. Whilst every attempt has been made to represent the opal accurately, base tone may not match actual opal


The fire in this opal moves continually as the opal is rotated. Lustrous colours of turquoise green to turquoise, lots of shades of blue with a hue of purple, all fire colours are jumping across the opal, giving a superb colour play. Continual moving show all of the time. A stunning and beautiful gemstone, ready to be made into a beautiful piece of fine jewelry.


Origin Lightning Ridge
Category Black crystal Opal
Play-of -colour Blue - Green
Pattern Mixed
Brilliance Scale 4
Clarity  Translucent
Cut Medium-low dome
Shape Oval 
Weight (carat) 15.00
Size 20.0 x 16.1 x 7.2 mm
Polish High Quality
Note: Great in all lights.

Approx: 1430

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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.