This is a large, colorful semi-crystal precious opal from Virgin Valley, Nevada, USA, in a wet display dome.

A FANTASTIC LARGE DISPLAY PIECE FOR YOUR COLLECTION!  Color is strongest on the front side/top with beautiful colorplay, grading into a semicrystal jelly to white, with some enclosed petrified wood in/on the opal.  Really shows the limb cast of the wood on the front side with the color.  Great wood residue.  Large pieces like this are hard to come by.   The piece is shown next to a metal ruler in INCHES and it weighs 156.6 grams (equivalent of 780 carats!) moist but not drenched outside the display dome.  Comes with a large glass dome with black rubber base for display in water.   When sold, I will wrap the opal in moist wet papertowels sealed inside several baggies within the dome with extra care and wrapping.  I have shipped alot of opals in my time, never had a problem. I think if you were to lightly polish the surface it would have more color screaming out but I didn't want to grind away the wood cast on the front, that decision would be up to the buyer. I WILL REQUIRE SIGNATURE CONFIRMATION UPON DELIVERY AND IT WILL BE INSURED.

Large 780 ct (156 gm) Virgin Valley Opal

$3,800.00 Regular Price
$2,200.00Sale Price

    VIRGIN VALLEY OPAL NEVADA OPAL MINES, home of the world-famous Nevada Black Fire Opal and source of the world's finest opal specimens and collector opal gems.  Several mines are open to rockhounds for fee digging of  precious black, crystal, fire, and other opal types. Opal Gem Mines & Mining Claims for sale.  Links to the Royal Peacock, Rainbow Ridge and Bonanza Opal Mines Fee Digs with information on the Virgin Valley Opal and Mines.  Information about the other mines including Kokopelli Opal Mine and John Church Swordfish Mining Virgin Valley Opal.

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