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Mintabie opal field (Old field),
North West Province
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Opals were first discovered in 1920, they are found in sandstone host rock. The mechanised open-pit mining began in 1976, but now the production is declined.
var: Black Opal
var: Crystal Opal
var: Fire Opal
var: Milk Opal
var: Precious Opal
var: White Opal
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