Sunset Fire Opal

The mineral you see above has not been Photoshopped, it’s just an incredible sunset fire opal, which is a transparent to translucent opal, with warm body colors of yellow to orange to red. Although it does not usually show any play of color, occasionally a stone will exhibit bright green flashes. The most famous source of fire opals is the state of Queretaro in Mexico; these opals are commonly called Mexican fire opals. Continue reading for more.

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