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Fire Opal

Fire Opal is a variety of opal that has a bright yellow, bright orange or bright red background color. The stones in the first photo on this page are fire opal. … Precious Opal is a name given to any opal that exhibits “play-of-color”, a flashing display of spectral colors when theopal is “played” under a light source.

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5 replies on “Fire Opal”

That’s not fire opal at all. It’s Ethiopian Wello snake skin pattern opal from Teshay Meucha mine in Delanta. Wegel Tena area. his is why people shouldn’t believe everything on the Web and it;’s not a good learning place. This guy shouldn’t be teaching people incorrectly.

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