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I think the "opals" are too big for the supporting matrix. My vote is that the "opals" are synthetic however I wouldn't complain if I had those "opals". :wink:

disclaimer- I live in Las Vegas which is probably second in per capita synthetic opals



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Stonebender wrote:
SinCity wrote:
I think the "opals" are too big for the supporting matrix. My vote is that the "opals" are synthetic however I wouldn't complain if I had those "opals". :wink:

disclaimer- I live in Las Vegas which is probably second in per capita synthetic opals



HaHa Good one!


sight identifying is never recommended in gemology so shouldn't there be a comparative analysis of synthetic against real opals .


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:shock: mrb! :lol:

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tactile comparative analysis?


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Yeah, but who'll put their hand up for that job?

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