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Morado Opal Cabochon

Morado Opal Cabochon

Regular price $22.00 USD
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Morado Opal Cabochon

15.30 cts, 23.72 L x 15.78 W x 6.86 H mm

From central Mexico, the very rare Morado Opal cabochon is also known as Opal Royale and Mexican Purple Opal. The purple portion of the gemstone cabochon is colored by fluorite inclusions. Morado Opal is most appropriate for earrings, pendants and other jewelry that is not exposed to impact or abrasion; not recommended for rings or bracelets.
Flat, matte finish back with a beveled edge for ease of setting. You will receive the exact gemstone shown in the pictures.

Gem Species: Opal
—Variety: —
Phenomenal: no; no play-of-color
Trade Name(s): Morado Opal, Opal Royale, Mexican Purple Opal, common opal, potch opal, Opalite*
Origin: Mexico
Enhancement(s): (N) Natural

* Using the term "opalite" to describe natural non-phenomenal (no play-of-color) common opal is deceptive and a punishable crime under US Federal Trade Commission regulations. Opalite is a man-made glass; it is neither synthetic opal nor natural opal.

American Gem Trade Association Gemstone Enhancement Codes

Enhancement: Any treatment process other than cutting and polishing that improves the appearance (color/clarity/phenomena), durability, or availability of a gemstone.

(N) Natural
No modification; natural stones which are not currently known to be enhanced (or currently has no known modification process).


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