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6 edition of A Field Guide to Australian Opals found in the catalog.

A Field Guide to Australian Opals

Barrie O"Leary

A Field Guide to Australian Opals

by Barrie O"Leary

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by N.A.G. Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Nature,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • Rocks & Minerals,
  • Antiques & Collectables,
  • Jewelry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7866484M
    ISBN 100727003879
    ISBN 109780727003874
    OCLC/WorldCa6704580

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A field guide to Australian opals. Author O'Leary, Barrie Book condition Used Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher N.A.G. Press Place of Publication Australia Date published Pages S., zahlreiche Farbabbildungen Keywords Natur/Naturwissenschaft; Geologie; Mineralogie X weight g.

Dustwrapper Practical and authoritative field guide to Australian Opals, with introductory text, followed by sections on Qld Opal, Black Opal, Australian Opal Mining, Opal values, Opalised Fossils, and appendices showing colour wheel, and detailing opal structure, constructions, geological time chart, and list of maps; includes numerous colour photos with descriptive text; this copy has a minor knock top text block.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Leary, Barrie, Field guide to Australian opals. [Adelaide]: Rigby, (OCoLC) Document Type.

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After working as a reporter on a Sydney newspaper, the author, intraveled to the central Australian opal field of Andamooka to research his first book, scales of the Rainbow Serpent.

He succumbed to the dreaded opal fever so rife on the fields and sank into opalholicism. He commenced mining and found a modest amount of opal. A Field Guide to Australian Opals book OPL Australian Precious Opal Cody, A.

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It begins with a thorough examination of the physical properties and attributes of common and precious opals, with up-to-date information on opal formation, extraction, storage, and cutting. AUSSIE OPAL BOOKS sells books, magazines, journals, articles and other literature related to opals.

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Frank Leechman. Published A complete work, looking at Australian and foreign opal fields. This book also looks at early days in the evolution of the opal industry throughout Australia.

Rediscover Opals in Australia. Steven Aracic. Published - years of the world's most famous black opal field by Cram, Len Beautiful Australian opals. by Cram, Len Beautiful Yowah. Black Gate and Koroit by Cram, Len Beautiful opals. Australia's national gem by Cram, Len A journey with colour.

by Cram, Len Beautiful lightning ridge and history. by Cram, Len Where are Opals mined in Australia. Here is a Guide to each of the different Opal mines & Opal fields in Australia. Australian Opal Fields: Where each of the fields are located.

Queensland Opal Fields: Information of Koroit, Yowah & More. New South Wales Opal Fields: A Preview – White Cliff Opal Fields: Known for its White & Crystal Opal.

Triplet Opals are similar and consist of a thin slice of natural opal bonded to a black backing together with a glass or crystal dome on top which protects the opal. Triplets range from souvenir quality to gem quality with the best specimens showing the brilliant colours of fine black opal.

Australian Opal Fields. Australia is the world's largest and most important producer of opal. Around 95 % of the world's production come out of Australian opal fields.

Australian opals are usually of sedimentary origin and considered particularly stable. There are also some opal mining fields in Australia that produce opal of volcanic origin (e.

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It is estimated that % of all Opals come from the Australian opal fields. Today there are huge deposits of opal mined in Ethiopia and even old Hungarian opal mines have re-opened in Slovakia. However Australian opals are highly regarded as the best opals in the world. AUSTRALIA’S RICH geology makes it the perfect place to develop a love of collecting minerals, rocks and gemstones.

Famed locations such as Lightning Ridge, Cobber Pedy and Broken Hill have, for over a century, provided big yields for even the most amateur fossicker. But developing your hobby for rock, mineral and gemstone collecting doesn’t exactly start out with huge discoveries of.

You also might not realise that depending on which Opal mine you are at you will find very different types of Australian Opal. You can find black Opal in New South Wales, white Opal in Queensland and boulder and matrix Opal in South Australia and Queensland.

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Written by one of Australia's leading lepidopterists, the book is stunningly.Australian Opal carat Belemnite crystal opal - Mintabie field - cabochon CoastlineByStuart 5 out of 5 stars (3) £ £ £ (10% off).