Opal Mining fields At Lightning Ridge
This is a story of how a Black Opal pendant nearly causes a divorce. A husband and wife were fossiking for Opal when they found a beautiful stone.
Plenty of the opal miners in Lightning Ridge live in shacks and old vehicles and (allegedly) in old mines. And they tend to ignore census forms.
Opal Mining fields At Lightning Ridge sunset
Opal Mining fields At Lightning Ridge wash at agitator
Picture on the wall of the Narabri club not far from Lightning Ridge Opal fields