Wonderful cut piece of rainbow opal matrix.
Please note: this variety of precious opal has been treated to make the matrix dark in colour (otherwise white or grey), enhancing the play of colours.
The stone has a very thin veil of transparent acrylic paint.
- Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
- Rainbow Opal
- Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
- - cut piece
- 8.7×3.8×0.45 cm
- 34.8 g
- Origin (Region/ City)
- Andamooka Opal Fields - Andamooka Ranges - Stuart Shelf - South Australia
- Origin (Country)