Red opals prospecting underground today’s
The gemstone is worth over $15000.00 and can be resold at $30,000.00 dollars. One reason is that we sell at wholesale prices direct from the mine.
Red opals green or blue colors, how do I fine some stones. Modern technology is not the answer forget about computers, metal detectors such as an electric gold detector, as opal is silica and is not a metal this is why the metal and gold detector is out of the question.
Red opals we design jewelry using opals in the design, you can have all the colors of unique rare and different gemstone from around the world in one jewelry design. Graham Black Opal offers clients free of charge when purchasing stone over $191. His jewelers will hand make professional goldsmith design jewelry to suit the gemstone purchased ,clients personal designs excepted, we include free insurance and postage to your home.
Patience is a virtue slow and cautiously wander about”good signs are blows”. What is a blow in the profile of the clay, you will see an extreme mixture of colors splattered with pieces of sandstone and maybe opals and stone material, these blows can travel all the way to the surface usually another way to describe it. As you are looking at the face of the claim where you are working stand back and visualize a large painting hanging on the wall and in the middle is a whirlpool mixture of clay colors and solid material. This is what a blow looks like underground and is a very good chance particularly small blows usually carry the opal.
Drilling rig the best vehicle for this work is a dual axle action truck at the back of the vehicle, with a differential on the front stealing wheels also. This means you have a four-wheel-drive truck with a 8 inch drill bit, this will allow you to go to a death of about 80 feet, you must be able to store plenty of water so you can process the clay from the levels as you will then be left with only solids in your small tumbler, you can then inspect the tailings for any signs of material with color and please make sure this is done in fall sunlight and a little bit of extra water being sprayed on the tailings for final expection to make sure you do not miss a chance at finding what you are looking for as I know personally of people which have missed seeing opal during droughts, as they could not get access to water and along came sow speaker 2 guys after rain had fallen and viewing the previous drillers work found red on black after two years work of this claim he and his partner was worth $5 million Australian each.
Mining method of open cut mining this method you will never miss a patch the main reason to open cut a mining lease at lightning Ridge is only because it has been heavily work conventionally by men underground. If the claim was also quite a valuable claim and it is getting to dangerous and difficult to send men underground any more. Then the perfect method is open cutting, as long as you own the lease and when you apply for a section 22 at the mining registry office you will have to fill in all the papers and requirements and you must apply at the local Court for approval and pay a lot of money.