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Statistics About The Most Expensive Opals

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"The 'Olympic Australis' opal is considered the most expensive opal ever, valued at around $2.5 million."

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"The 'Virgin Rainbow' opal is one of the most expensive opals ever sold, selling for over $1 million."

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"Opal pricing can range anywhere from $10 per carat to $6000 per carat."

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"Australia is the primary supplier of opals worldwide, producing over 90% of the world's finest opal specimens."

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"The 'Halley’s Comet' opal, valued at around $1.2 million, is among the most expensive opals ever discovered."

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"A pound of Opal can range in price from $5 to $5,000."

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"An opal weighting 3,749 kgs known as "Olympic Australis" mined in Coober Pedy, Australia is the biggest and most valuable opal in the world."

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"White or light opal is the most common type of opal, its price range from $10-$100."

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"The Aurora Australis opal, discovered in Lightning Ridge in New South Wales in 1938, is valued at over $1 million dollars."

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"The 'Foxfire' opal, valued at $50,000, was uncovered in the Ethiopian Wollo province and weighs more than a pound."

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"The Rainbow Virgin Opal is valued more than $1M due to its exceptional color play and large size."

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"The Fire Queen opal sold for $125,000 in 1915, which would be worth around $3 million today."

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"Fine black opal from Lightning Ridge may sell for up to $15,000 AUD a carat."

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"The Roebling Opal, from Virgin Valley, Nevada, is one of the finest opals in North America at 2,585 carats."

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"A quality opal can fetch a similar price to a quality diamond of the same size and the price of the highest marketable opal quality can be up to $20,000 per carat."

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"Black Opal can command the highest prices per carat, up to $9,000 USD."

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