Definitions for "Andamooka"
Keywords:  opal, treloar, adelaide, matrix, evans
A mining town in South Australia, situated 520km north of Adelaide that produces precious opal and treating matrix opal. Opal was discovered in Andamooka in 1930 in the form of floaters below what is now known as Treloar Hill. The first opal miners of the area were Treloar and Evans, and their first recorded production of precious opal was in 1933. See our collection of Andamooka Opal.
South Australia mining area know for its treated matrix and crystal opal