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Mexican Jelly Opal

Mar 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Opal

Mexican Jelly Opal hardness:
5.5 – 6.5

Occurrence:
Australia, former Czechoslovakia, U.S., Brazil, Mexico and southern Africa. Opal and tourmaline are the birthstones of the month of October.

Appearance:
Colorless to Orangish yellow to dark red, usually with exceptional fire. These opal are generally cut en-cabochon. They are similar to the Mexican Matrix Opal, except they are maxtrix free.

Mexican jelly opal is not enhanced.


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