12 Lb Box Opal Cab Rough 15 Pcs Knappers Carvers GB-26

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  • Item Category: Natural History
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 07, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

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DESCRIPTION: OPAL

About 15 Pieces with a total weight of 12 Lbs.

Average around 4" in size, many odd shaped pieces. Variety of colors and patterns. Pretty material. (This box is FULL and nothing more can be added to it for shipping.)

T is some great looking "snakeskin" pattern as well as wavy pattern, translucent material, opaque material. Just beautiful stuff. I hope you can catch some of these details in the photos. I can't describe all that I see. Lemony yellow, gold and rusty brown, yellow-green, brown, white, clear are all some of the colors.

I am considering this box "for tumble" material although you can cut some into slabs for cabbing, etc . I have highlighted a couple pieces and I provided a photo of some that I tumbled & polished. (see last photo) It is a nice box to bid on.

I collected this material last summer in WA state at a private mining location.

CUTTING TIP: Whenever you want to slab every last piece of a piece of rough material, glue the flat face to a piece of wood using super glue. Make sure the wood is sanded smooth and wiped clean of wood dusts. Make sure the surface of the rock you are gluing has been cut flat and
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