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1.7 carat Brazilian Opal Gemstone - Colonial Gems

1.7 carat Brazilian Opal Gemstone

$ 60.00 $ 70.00

Brazilian White Opal (1.7 ct) 10x10 Trillion cut Cabochon   
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$60 In stock
Product description: Brazilian Opal forms in veins or layers of Opals and in alluvial deposits that has been washed down by rivers over centuries or mined on slopes between source and present river floors. Australian Opals forms as nobbies or in seams but Brazilian Opal has been formed differently in that the dominant rock is sandstone and siltstones. Brazil produces beautiful Crystal Opal with unusual pastel fire colours. It is a hardy Opal because it has low moisture content compared to other Opals. This stone was mined in the Piaui State of north-eastern Brazil.

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