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5.60 carat Olympic mine Rare Mackerel pattern


Super rare pattern from this opal, mine at the famous Olympic fields. The pattern has strong red, green and blue fire in excellent mackerel lines with what looks like a spine running through one side. One of a kind opal


  • Mine - Olympic
  • Body Tone - N8
  • Brightness - 4/5
  • Fire colour - Red Green Blue
  • Size - 16x12x4mm
  • Weight - 5.60 carats


Price is for the stone pictured


About Opals


Treatment: Natural

Color: Black, White, Blue, Green, Red, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Purple, Orange, Brown

Luster: Pearly, Vitreous, Opalescence

Birthstone zodiac sign: Libra

Associated month: October

Crystal system: Amorphous solid

Chemical formula: SiO₂·nH₂O

Hardness (Mohs hardness scale): 5.5 – 6.5

Country of origin: Australia, Ethiopia, Mexico and Cornwall amazingly 

Size variations: can vary 0.3mm each way on all dimensions given.




In mystical circles, opal is considered a stone representing hope, innocence and purity. It has strong connotations of happiness, faithfulness, loyalty and confidence.  Regarded as a powerful sea stone for safty on the water.


All orders are sent recorded delivery UK and International. 


5.60 carat Olympic mine Rare Mackerel pattern

SKU: Opl117
£495.00 Regular Price
£445.50Sale Price
Only 1 left in stock
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