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    Opal Stone – Natural, Rough, White

    A massive piece of Coober Pedy, this famous opal is the most valuable opal ever unearthed. Image © Altmann and Cherney. Used with permission.

    Article: 16 Famous Opals and Their Amazing Stories

    Credit: Altmann and Cherney

    GemstoneOpal Stone
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Origin detailsCoober Pedy
    Gem StateRough
    Photo phenomenaPlay of Color