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Exceptional and Beautiful Opal Butte Opal on Matrix Beautifully Polished | Black, Blue, Brown, Gre1

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$65

Exceptional and Beautiful Opal Butte Opal on Matrix Beautifully Polished

Price:
$65
Location:
New York, NY
Description:

Exceptional and Beautiful Opal Butte Opal on Matrix Beautifully Polished. Opal has always been associated with love and passion, as well as desire and eroticism. It is a seductive stone that intensifies emotional states and releases inhibitions. It can also act as an emotional stabilizer. Wearing an opal is said to bring about loyalty and faithfulness. Opal is a hydrated amorphous form of silica. Its water content may range from 3% to 21% by weight, but is usually between 6% to 10%. Because of its amorphous character it is classed as a mineraloid, unlike the other crystalline forms of silica which are classed as minerals. It is deposited at a relatively low temperature and may occur in the fissures of almost any kind of rock, being most commonly found with limonite, sandstone, rhyolite, marl and basalt. Opal is the national gemstone of Australia, which produces 97% of the world s supply. The internal structure of precious opal makes it diffract light; depending on the conditions in which it formed it can take on many colors. Precious opal ranges from clear through white, gray, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, magenta, rose, pink, slate, olive, brown, and black. Of these hues, the reds and blues against black are the most rarest, whereas white and greens are the most common. It varies in optical density from opaque to semi-transparent. [Source]Seen here is a stunning opal from Opal Butte, a mine in Oregon, USA According to Nature of the Northwest: It has been more than 100 yrs since opal was found in Oregon. When the discovery was made public in the 1890 s miners flocked to Opal Butte When it was discovered that the supply of material at Opal Butte was limited, commercial mining operations shut down and the site became the province of rock hounds. The land has changed hands a number of times in the past 6yrs. The new land owners are no longer able to provide a site for digging. Officially known as Opal Butte opal, the beautiful gem below. It weighs: 1 1/two pounds. Measures: three Tall, 4 Wide and 3 1/2 Thick. When the light hits this opal it looks like an underwater scene from the ocean. This Exceptional and Massive Butte Opal been in My Collection over 25yrs and Very Well Kept in My Carousel. Triple AAA Condition and Perfect with Perfection.Origin: Oregon. Terrific Price: $65.00 and Shipping and Handling $25.00 Worth so Much more. If interested please email and Visit: www.paulsgems.com For Unique Antiques and Treasures from Mother Earth. {On New York Craigslist Front Page you must go to left side screen to Search Craigslist and Type in Paulsgems all of my items will Appear} Photos show all Angles of this Exceptional and Beautiful Opal Butte Opal on Matrix Exceptional for Home or Office D cor. You Won't Find Anything Like This On-line. Exceptionally a Very Beautiful and Just Breath Taking Butte Opal. .
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Antiques
Color:
Black
Posted:
August 24 on Claz
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