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Opal var. Precious Opal from Mexico

 
Opal var. Precious Opal from Mexico

Opal var. Precious Opal from Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 50815
Mineral:Opal var. Precious Opal
Locality:Mexico
Description:Transparent nodule of fire opal embedded in brown matrix. The opal has bright flashes of color, typical of fire opal, that shows no diminishment after being out of the ground for 70+ years. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #151; originally acquired in 1933
Overall Size:3.5x2x1.5 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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