Boulder Opal Cabochon Koroit Yowah Nut Intense Opal Coloring Nut portion Long Thick slender slice

Boulder Opal Cabochon Koroit Yowah Nut Intense Opal Coloring Nut portion Long Thick slender slice

103.88

This is a beautiful Australian Opal Bead that comes from the Koroit Mine area Yowah Australia.

weight = 45.5 cts
size - 46mm x 13mm x 8mm
shape - elongated - free form

Yowah is known for it's unique and distinctive matrix opal and much sought after "Yowah Nut" opal. The opal field itself is quite small, about 2.5 square miles. In this extremely harsh and arid section of Queensland, where the only reliable water comes from the Artesian Basin, hundreds of feet underground, the finest gem quality opal are sometimes found.

Yowah opal's have become world renowned for its beautiful picture stone, Yowah Nut (kernal of crystal) and ironstone matrix opal.

The electric blues and green's encased in ironstone (hemitite) are some of the most magnificent patterns ever created by nature, which no laboratory produced stone's can ever match.

This really pretty color Boulder Opal cabochon that has really pretty modeling that shows the deep rings layers of the yowah nut - this is a very nice sized long slender piece. This cabochon has some great teal, green and purple glass like opal veins. A few veins of green, teal, and good flashing.This is a really pretty, very good quality stone. This is a Natural Australian boulder opal Stone. The back even has some really nice modeling.

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