7.70 carat Mintabie black opal
Very rare Mintabie black opal, medium dome cut long oval. Body has a range of different fire areas and patterns. One side has a red flash fire pattern in lines down the face and too the other side there is a bright multicoloured eye of fire.
- Mine - Mintabie
- Body Tone - N4
- Brightness - 4/5
- Fire colour - Mixed
- Size - 20x10x5.3mm
- Weight - 7.70 carats
Price is for the stone pictured
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.
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