'Painted Lady' opal Specimen rocks


Opal specimen rocks from Andamooka, South Australia. Known as a 'Painted Lady', this specimen is comprised of two pieces.  The larger measures 13 x 12 cm ( 5 x 4 1/2 inches ), weighing 733 gm. The smaller measures 6 x 9 cm ( 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches ), weighing 179 gm.  They have been ground and hand polished to reveal the opal which has formed within a hard quartzite rock.

Price for both pieces NZ$18,000.00   

Note: numerous opal gemstones could be cut from this specimen for use in jewellery. 

SKU: 10086

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