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The most magical opal

This is an amazing gem. Most miners in Lightning Ridge are in the search for this very type of opal. Some find it and some go their whole lives without even seeing it. The vivid colors and the brightness are second to none. This is one of the most amazing gems ever to come to Black Opal Direct and will be hard to repeat again. It comes from the Corcoran opal field 30 kilometers from Lightning Ridge’s town center. The Corcoran has traditionally yielded some of the best opal in the world. The gem which is so special was also found in a pocket all by itself. This gems is…

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Gem Black Opal

How is Gem Black Opal found? Gem black Opal is found in the formation of a nobby (rounded nodule) or in a seam. Lightning Ridge in Australia is the only sedimentary deposit in the world for Gem Black Opal. What is the appearance of Gem Black Opal? Black Opal has a natural dark appearance. The opal has a black potch backing with a colour bar on top of the potch. Gem Black Opal usually comes in the colours of green, orange & red. The best color is red blue. All of these colours are interchangeable. No two pieces of opal will ever be identical making each piece rare & individual.…

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