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Bull’s Rush – a new source of Opal

  A few weeks ago I told you about a potential new opal find out at a station called Barfield. Well, the word out it that it is very promising. Barfield is a cattle station about 75 kms (46 miles) south west of Lightning Ridge. Close to the Grawin and Sheepyard opal fields, it has been earmarked for some time as a possible new opal field. Prospecting has been happening out there and the first claims have now been pegged. The material coming out is seam opal – typical for the area. Seam opal is found – as the name suggests in seams, the material cuts beautifully and the colors…

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