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Belemnite Opal

Belemnite is an opalised, fossilised squid that has been discovered mainly in Coober Pedy, South Australia. Formed over approx. 100 million years, these fossilised opals...

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Map of Australian Opal Mining Locations

About Opals

Map of Australian Opal Mining Locations How are Opals made? Opal is formed from a solution of silicon dioxide and water. As water runs down through the...

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Opal Mining

All Opals are unique. They are a one and only gemstone. From one opal to the next; you will never find another identical to each...

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Opal Jewellers Parcels

Jewellers are spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping for opal jewellery parcels. There are a wide variety and range of opal parcels available...

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About Lightning Ridge

Lightning Ridge is a small outback town in north-western New South Wales, Australia. Part of Walgett Shire, Lightning Ridge is situated near the southern border...

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Ethiopian Opals

Whilst 95% of the Worlds Opal has been discovered in Australia to date, some stunning opals have been found in a district called Welo in...

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How are Opals made? Opal is formed from a solution of silicon dioxide and water. As water runs down through the earth, it picks up silica...

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MM18 White Background Belemnite Opal - Belemnite is an opalised, fossilised squid that has been discovered mainly in Coober Pedy, South Australia. Formed over approx. 100… See more
Opal Brightness and Body Tone Guide - Opal Body Tone The body tone of an opal (also termed base tone or background colour) refers to the relative… See more
opal mine 1 Opal Mining - All Opals are unique. They are a one and only gemstone. From one opal to the next; you will never… See more
Opal Jewellers Parcels - Jewellers are spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping for opal jewellery parcels. There are a wide variety and… See more
Opal Doublets and Opal Triplets - Opal Doublets An Opal Doublet is a man made finished opal piece. It consists of 2 layers, or a double… See more
About Lightning Ridge - Lightning Ridge is a small outback town in north-western New South Wales, Australia. Part of Walgett Shire, Lightning Ridge is… See more
Pipe Crystal Blog Pic Pipe Crystal Boulder Opal - Pipe Crystal Boulder Opal is a unique type of boulder opal that is sandstone based, apposed to the regular, more… See more
Lightning Ridge Lightning Ridge Opals - Lightning Ridge is a town located in the central northern area of New South Wales in Australia. The town is… See more
Ethiopian Opals - Whilst 95% of the Worlds Opal has been discovered in Australia to date, some stunning opals have been found in… See more