ONE Andamooka matrix opal tile randomly picked from a lot - Australia - rainbow matrix opal

Sold by OldWorldGems
$15.00
+ $3.00 shipping
$15.00
+ $3.00 shipping
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Each purchase is for 1 (one) Andamooka opal tile, measuring approximately 2.5 x 2.5 cm x 0.5 cm thick, chosen randomly from a lot. The picture shows some examples of the tiles.

The Andamooka region has many fine opals, and one type is matrix opal. The opal is in the cavities of a limestone host rock. This is called matrix opal. The limestone is then cooked in a sugar solution to turn the limestone black, which allows for the color to show up.

Each purchase is for one tile made from Andamooka matrix opal. Each specimen is a well prepared piece and the opal colors themselves are natural. The specimen has a thin coating of polymer casting resin on top which helps show off the colors, the back is uncoated.

The tiles measures approximately 25 x 25 x 5 millimeters and usually weighs 30-40 carats.

I also have other individual pieces in my shop.



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Your specimens will be shipped via priority mail, with delivery confirmation and insurance. I combine shipping on multiple items. Shipping will come to $6 for domestic and $25 for international (insurance on international packages comes with additional costs).


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Payment must be received via paypal within 3 days of purchase or it will be cancelled. Contact me directly if you need more time.


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There is a 7 day return policy (for original purchase price, but not shipping) from date of receipt. Item must be returned via priority mail with tracking.