Beautiful Yowah: Black Gate & Koroit

By: Len Cram

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Front and back covers scuffed, with slight crease in front cover. Well illustrated publication on the opal mines of the area around Cunnamulla in Queensland, Australia. Known for the Yowah, Koroit and East Gate opal fields, this area produces beautiful boulder opal found in Cretaceous ancient sandstones in an ironstone matrix. Describes the types of opal found, mining methods, history and miners of the opal fields. Written by the prolific opal author Len Cram. This publication includes 4 beautiful tear-out postcards (attached) featuring beautiful opal gemstones, and a map of the opal District. 32 pages.

Title: Beautiful Yowah: Black Gate & Koroit

Author Name: Len Cram

Categories: Gemology, Rocks & Minerals, Lapidary, Jewelry & Gems,

Publisher: Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia, Len Cram: 1995

ISBN Number: 0646260073

ISBN Number 13: 9780646260075

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12

Item: 0.40 Pound

Seller ID: 000054

Keywords: Opal, Australia, Yowah, Koroit, Black Gate, mine, mining, boulder, nut, opalized wood, potch, fossicking, black, crystal, gem, gemstone, lapidary, ironstone, Eulo, Dynevor Downs, Cunnamulla.,