This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found. Click on geological units on the map for more information.
Nevada Black crystal opal. I'm the man with the best legal claims for sale. Please ignore the slander about me from the competition plastered on it's page.
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Virgin Valley Crystal Opal- This is the Crazy crystal opal from the video the other day that showed all the cracks before I cut this. Just a little bit of polis Jump to.
My wife and I traveled with another couple from Klamath Falls Oregon to camp in our travel trailers It is an awesome place. Have been there for several years.
A swimming pool and bath house are fed by a natural warm spring. There's fresh water available and pit toilets. The Virgin Valley is home to antelope, a wide variety of species of birds, and beautiful flowers.
Hidden in the isolated northwest corner of Nevada, lies Virgin Valley. Despite it's arid and desolate location, rockhounds and miners from all over the world travel here to search for the beautiful black opal for which this area is famous. These spectacular opals are prized by collectors, lapidary enthusiast s and jewelers worldwide.
Nevada is famous for its beautiful, colorful black Opal. The state contains some very rich precious opal beds and has produced some spectacular and extremely valuable specimens. The Virgin Valley opal beds in northwest Humboldt County are perhaps the most famous gemstone locality in Nevada.
The chance of finding an opal, especially the rare black opal, is what drives many to the farthest reaches of Nevada, a small community straddling the Nevada-Oregon border and the nearly pristine Virgin Valley. Call it a working vacation — one in which the potential payoff is personal rather than profitable. The stones, which come in many colors, all show internal, iridescent color. But one type is clearly the favorite.