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Australian Solid Boulder Opal 8.05cts 16.8x11.3mm

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If the word multicolor had an image associated with it, this would be the prime candidate. This solid boulder opal with its stunning dark backround and christmas array of color is quite the sight to behold.

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  Opal Variety   Opal Composition   Dominant Fire Color
Black Opal-Black opals are dark colored opal with internal reflections of green or red, and are usually mined in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales.The term 'black opal' does not mean that the stone is completely black (a common mistake), it simply means the stone has a dark body tone in comparison to a white opal.  x Solid Opal-Opal is left in its natural state and simply shaped and polished x Red
  White Opal- White opals (or sometimes called Light Opal) can range from transparent or translucent, to opaque with a creamy hue, displaying soft pastel shades of color.   Opal Doublet-A thin layer of opal that show enhanced color with a dark backing of either blac/greycolored silica material, or sometimes a thin slice of common opal cemented to the back of the opal with epoxy resin. Blue
x Boulder Opal-Boulder opal is classified as solid opal. It occurs as thin veins of opal in the cracks and cavities of light and dark brown ironstone boulders in Queensland. Opal Triplet-A triplet opal is similar to a doublet with a few minor differences. A triplet has a dark backing like mentioned above for the doublet, it has a wafer thin slice of opal in the middle (sometimes, no thicker than a sheet of paper), topped with clear glass, quartz, or plastic capping in the shape of a dome x Green
Crystal Opal-Crystal opal refers to any kind of opal (examples. black opal,white opal,semi-black opal)boulder opal) which has a transparent, translucent, or semi-translucent body.    Yellow
Matrix Opal-Matrix opal is a peculiar formation of boulder opal, whereby rich flashing colors of opal are scattered throughout the brown ironstone like the christmas lights in the darkness       Orange
  Fire Opal-Fire opal are transparent to translucent opals generally with rich body colors of yellow, orange, orange-yellow or red. They do not usually show any play of color       Purple

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