Opal Stories by Murray

The ultimate price of the Opal

Above is a picture of a parcel of opal that hasn't been tumbled, it is just as it came out of the ground apart from 2 stones that are missing. A few years ago I was on the fields at Coober Pedy with Kent, we were driving out through the 7 and 8 mile fields and he was...

The New Andamooka Saga

On Friday afternoon I was sitting with my wife having a coffee when I saw a friend, who was standing in the middle of the road dialing his mobile phone. Who's phone do you think went off? Yes it was mine, I didn't answer the phone I just called to him, saved his call...

Kent and Kirsty are at it again !

At the time of this writing, Kent and Kirsty Willis have already crossed America once, and are swinging back, in what will probably amount to more than 14,000 miles of a whirlwind sales trip to homes and club meetings. At least once a year, Australian Opal Mines tries...

Latest Tales from Andamooka March 1998

Last week one of my Andamooka mining friends called me and said that one of his countrymen, 76 years old, was packing up to go back to Europe. He was prepared to quit all of his current stock at a bargain price. I spoke to the old guy because he was supposed to be a...

The New Andamooka Saga

The New Andamooka Saga On Friday afternoon I was sitting with my wife having a coffee when I saw a friend, who was standing in the middle of the road dialing his mobile phone. Who's phone do you think went off? Yes it was mine, I didn't answer the phone I just called...

The ultimate price of the Opal

The ultimate price of the Opal Above is a picture of a parcel of opal that hasn't been tumbled, it is just as it came out of the ground apart from 2 stones that are missing. A few years ago I was on the fields at Coober Pedy with Kent, we were driving out through the...