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Opal cutter and carver Justine Buckley holds a 92-carat Lightning Ridge black opal Rocks And Minerals, Rocks And Gems, Fields, Stone, Stones And Crystals, Rare Stone, Most Expensive Stone, Expensive Stones, The World

Australia is the most famous source of opals in the world. The black opals from Lightning Ridge are the most valuable opals ever produced. Journey with us on this expedition to the Australian outback to see how these rugged individuals mine opals and why they chase the rainbow of color.

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GIA (Gemological Institute of America)