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Rope Chain 2.5mm x 20 inch, 14KY, Lobster Claw
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Fire Opal

Fire Opal Gemstone Information.
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Fire Opal is an appreciated variety of opal that is strongly characterized by its range of color from yellow to orange. The value of this stone is increased when splashes of color are visible inside the stone. Fire opal is not resembled by any other stone.
 

ENHANCEMENT CODE E

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PROPERTIES
Refractive Index 1.45
Hardness = 5-6.5 (Moh's Scale)
Specific Gravity =2.15
Species - Opal
Optic Character - Single Refraction, Aggregate Double Refraction-Common.
Phenomena - Play of color


WARNINGS FOR CARE
Ultrasonic: Never use.
Steamer: Never use.
Heat: Very poor; may cause cracking.
Chemicals that harm: Hydrofluoric acid can damage.
 


Crystal Structure
Mexican fire opal crystal image.
Crystal system: Amorphous. Kidney or grape shaped aggregate.

MAJOR SOURCES
Mexico
Birthstones
 January  Garnet
February Amethyst
March Aquamarine
April Diamond
May Emerald
June Pearl/Alexandrite
July Ruby
August Peridot
September Sapphire
October Opal/Tourmaline
November Topaz or Citrine
December Blue Topaz or Zircon
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