107 Ct. Virgin Valley Nevada Wood Opal - 54 x 45 mm

107 Ct. Virgin Valley Nevada Wood Opal - 54 x 45 mm

$239.00

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*** A Bright Vein Of Color In This Polished Piece Of Tan Wood...
Origin: Bonanza Mine - Virgin Valley Nevada.....
Appx. Size: 54 x 45 mm - 7.2 mm Thick...
Appx. Weight: 107 ct....
Nevada Opal - Rare Material!
FABULOUS Wood Opal - Some Nice Colors......Strong, Solid Stone...
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*** The Virgin Valley Opals are wood replacements, created in Miocene times...
It seems that large volumes of silica rich volcanic ash blanketed a lake;
Silica from the ash filtered down, and replaced driftwood, which had gathered on the lake shores, with some of it becoming opal; with some having the brightest color play of any opal on the planet!
*** THESE STONES HAVE BEEN STABILIZED TO STRENGTHEN THEM ***
*** THE STABILIZING RESIN STRENGTHENS THE WOOD, BUT DOES NOT ENTER OF AFFECT THE OPAL....
* Virgin Valley Nevada Opal is almost all wood that has been replaced by opal.
* Most Virgin Valley Opals contain a high percentage of water in their structure,
and they often crack or craze when dried; these types are best stored and
displayed in water.
* When the opal is dispersed in the wood, they can often be dried and polished.
* Virgin Valley Opal is quite rare in dry, stable form...
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*** Solid, Natural, Mined Opal...NO Doublets or Triplets.....

*** My Pictures Are Taken In Direct Sunlight and LED Desk Lamp - No Photoshop.....

*** All Stones Are Cut & Polished By Me, Unless Noted.....
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*** Some Common Opal Terminology ***

Directional Stone - Colors Flash With Stone Held At Certain Angles
Contra-Luz Colors - Needs Light From The Side, Or From Behind To Show Color Play
Hydrophane - Stone Will Absorb Water, Usually Going Clear When Wet
Natural - 100% Mined, Untreated, Un-assembled
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RETURNS:
Return Any Stone, For Any Reason, I Give 100% Refund!
I want you to LOVE my opals!

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Domestic First Class is FREE - Insured, with delivery confirmation.....
You may combine as many items as you like into one shipment, just let me know before paying so I can combine them......

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

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No matter how good the pictures and description are, sometimes the stone is just not what you want once it is in your hand....NO PROBLEM!
If you don't like any stone, for any reason, I give a 100% full refund...
I insist on having happy buyers!