Written by Andrew and Damien Cody, 'The Opal Story' is a best seller with over 60,000 books distributed around the globe. It has 40 pages bursting full of colour and a wealth of information about Australia's national gemstone, the opal. Learn about opals in history, the early mining in Australia, how opal forms, how you see the play of colour, rare opalised dinosaur fossils, the types of Australian opal, the opal fields and the main factors which determine the value. Also included is a bonus DVD. The book is available in 5 languages English, French, German, Chinese and Japanese.