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Opaltales

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Opalized Wood
« on: March 04, 2018, 06:24:20 AM »
Hi,

I have a questions for a very nice opalized woods i Buy. They are mined before 30 years.

The Problem is i dont know the exact location. Maybe somebody have Seen it before?!?!

I Cut a few of the roughs and they are Really Great. The are all White woods.

https://youtu.be/fZ-Jopp01t8

Hope someone could help me.

Thanks
Daniela

Ps: sorry for my Bad english i am Not from australia but i am opalized :)

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Re: Opalized Wood
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2018, 06:09:48 PM »
I don't think it's Australian, Most Australian precious Opal is from marine sediments so we get opalised fossils of shells and marine creatures, there's even a beautifuly opalised Icthyosaurus in the South australian museum.

We do have deposits of Opalised wood but they are common opal, not precious opal.

I think I have seen opalised wood in USA forums.

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Re: Opalized Wood
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2018, 10:48:38 PM »
there are some opalised wood that comes from Andamooka most does not have color but there are some pieces that are full of color but I wood not cut it better left to look at but thats me, if you can find some it would not be cheap.

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Re: Opalized Wood
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2018, 03:59:23 PM »
 Welcome to ALF  Daniela , loved the funny

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Re: Opalized Wood
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2018, 09:41:55 PM »
Folks that URL is not You Tube open it at your own risk. Probably a virus or phishing exercise. Suggest the user be deleted pronto.

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Re: Opalized Wood
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2018, 07:51:28 AM »
Folks that URL is not You Tube open it at your own risk. Probably a virus or phishing exercise. Suggest the user be deleted pronto.

The url posted in original message is ok - this is the short version provided by YouTube so you can open it quite safely.

However, we do ask that new members who are in the trade consider their posts in regard to the commercial posting guidelines - this forum is not a sales venue.

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Re: Opalized Wood
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2018, 03:51:15 PM »
 Good advice Southerly

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