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Harlequin Opal

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A variety of Precious Opal

A variety of Precious Opal in which the play of color is arranged in a vivid harlequin, diamond-shaped, or rectangular-shaped pattern.

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Classification of Harlequin Opal

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Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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  • Localities for Harlequin Opal

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    • New South Wales
      • Finch Co.
    Cram, L. (2004): A Journey with Colour, Vol 2, Part B - A History of Lightning Ridge Opal 1873-2003
    • South Australia
      • Central North
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