Mintabie Opal is mined mainly from open cut mines. The town of Mintabie is located approximately 270km north west of Coober Pedy, in South Australia. Black opal, crystal opal and white opal are all mined in and around Mintabie, which was the largest producer of Australian opal between 1985 and 1989. Mintabie opal is renowned for its bright colors and longevity. Opal mining began in Mintabie in 1921 and continues to this present day.
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