• Opal in matrix
  • Opal in matrix
  • Opal in matrix
  • Opal in matrix

Opal in matrix

$1,500.00   €1,296  £1,180.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC13370
Opal is probably the mineral synonymous with Australia.  This splendid example is set in a limestone matrix with an outer surface layer of dark to light limonitic-brown; the creamy-pink limestone, full of fossil marine fauna, is visible in a 6 x 3.5 cm patch where the specimen has been detached form in-situ. The Opal occurs as quite large patches (up to 4.5 x 1.5 cm) and as thin stringers, varying in colour from colourless, peach and milky-blue-white through to stunning sapphire-blue with flashes of emerald-green.  A great specimen of Opal and a fine example for display.


8.2 × 5.5 × 5.2 cm
Gem Minerals, Silicates
Queensland, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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