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Harlequin Opal

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What is a Harlequin Opal?



"Harlequin opal" is a name given to an opal with patches of fire in the shape of rectangles or diamonds. The specimen at right is a harlequin opal from the Constellation Mine in Spencer, Idaho. It is 6 millimeters by 4 millimeters in size.






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