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Trippy! The mesmerizing hidden universes in opal gems

The opal, most commonly found in Australia, is a type of natural gemstone with a high percentage of water in them. It looks pretty cool. What’s even cooler, as these pictures show, is just how much each individual opal gem resembles a mini-world of its own. The one with the fiery cloudscape just looks really amazing.


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