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8.70 carat Lighting Ridge white oval opal


Top gem pattern from this Lightning Ridge mine Opal oval cut 8.70 carat 18x14x5mm, broad flagstone fire pattern of yellows, blues, greens and golds.


Fire pattern is best seen set in one direction as a pendant.


  • Mine - Lightning Ridge - Australia
  • Body Tone - N7
  • Brightness - 5/5
  • Fire colour - Yellow, blue, green, gold
  • Size - 18x14x5mm
  • Weight - 8.70 carats


Price is per stone


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 dimentions 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. 


8.70 carat Lightning Ridge white oval opal

SKU: Opl041
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