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Dendritic Opal Cabochon PAIR, 14.40 ctw

Dendritic Opal Cabochon PAIR, 14.40 ctw

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White, cream, and buttery yellow common opal with black dendrites, likely manganese oxide. Polished to a vitreous (glassy) luster. Flat, polished back with a beveled edge for ease of setting. You will receive the exact gemstone shown in photos.

These are very thin! Take great care when setting to avoid breakage!

Weight: 14.40 carats total weight
23.42 L x 15.53 W x 2.85 H mm
23.95 L x 15.65 W x 2.96 H mm

Gem Species: Opal
--Variety: Dendritic
Phenomenal: No; no play-of-color
Trade Name(s): Dendritic Opal, Dendritic Opalite*, Merlinite
Origin: Australia
Enhancement(s): (N) Natural

* Using the term "opalite" to describe natural non-phenomenal (no play-of-color) common opal is misleading. 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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