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Opalized Wood - Black Opal from Virgin Valley, Humboldt County, Nevada

 
Opalized Wood - Black Opal from Virgin Valley, Humboldt County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 12626
Mineral:Opalized Wood - Black Opal
Locality:Virgin Valley, Humboldt County, Nevada
Description:Section of fossilized tree limb that is now completely replaced by black opal - the rarest and most sought-after form of opal. The fire (play of colors) is brilliant and stunningly contrasted by the black color. Total weight = 26.48 carats.
Overall Size:20x13x11 mm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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