This is a large, fiery, and rare specimen of Precious Opal fossilized wood out of the Miocene epoch M.), and comes from the famous Virgin Valley Opal area in Humbolt County, Nevada. via Amazing Geologist on FB
German Gemstone History " As early as the late mechanized mining operations to extract agate, jasper and quartz created employment for gem cutters and stone carvers who flocked to the region." *Carved Agate Bowl from Idar Oberstein
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Mount Rainier reflected in Tipsoo Lake at sunset, Washington (by Alan Howe)My beautiful home state, could see Mt Rainer from our windows. Lived in valley bellow the mtn for many years. Washington is the most beautiful state in America.