Ever wondered how opal gets it unique colours? Why is the colour in opal gemstones never the same? Why is opal often called a living stone? We hope this sheds some light on the questions? Pun intended! Lol
Mintabie opal is getting harder to find. Especially now that the government has closed the town and very little mining is allowed on the opal fields. Here is a but of information about the history of Mintabie and the opal that it can produce.