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The World’s Largest Opal Matrix

#4 The World’s Largest Opal Matrix

The colossus of an Opal Matrix found in 2011 by Stuart Hughes and his parents of Liverpool is the world’s largest Opal Matrix known to man. The stone was found in the Opal fields of South Australia and the precious beaut weighs around 55,000 carats.

The mighty stone has a dimension of 30 centimeters long and 15-20 centimeters high with a thickness of 4 centimeters. The value of the uncut raw stone is more than a million.

Once it transforms into jewelry it can hold an extravagant value. Opal is known to be one of the most expensive precious stones.

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