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min data

Mineral: opal
Gem: opal
Cut: faceted rectangle
Origin: unknown
General Info: The name is probably from the Latin "opalus", meaning "precious stone".
Additional Information
A very simple faceted stone, obviously native cut with a very low number of facets. The stone has poor trnasparency and tht is likely while the faceting was minimal. It might have looked better as a cabochon than a faceted stone as the transaprency is so low.