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MN-3Mintabie Opal Cabochon


In the mid 90's a lottery was held in Mintabie to split up the old Airport landing strip into 100 opal claims. Hundreds of miners showed up for the lottery and this opal came from one of those claims. This is called "airport plate" opal as it occurred in large plate-like lenses of opal. Broad-flash BRIGHT red/green/blue play-of-color. 7.1 carats. Dimensions are 10mm x 20mm x 6mm thick. This stone has a couple inclusions showing from the sides of the opal and is reflected in the price. $90.00. A BEST BUY!!

Category: Cabochons > Australian Opal Cabochons