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How opal is formed - based on creation theory

Please note: This written article has been obtained from Growing Opals—Australian Style by Dr. Andrew A. Snelling and the original can be found at https://answersingenesis.org/geology/rocks-and-minerals/growing-opals-australian-style/ Photos in this blog have been added by OpalQuest. *** Originally published in Creation 12, no 1 (December 1989): 10-15. In a dusty old wooden shed on a side street in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia, a bush scientist trying to discover the origin of opal has been able to ‘grow’ opal which is virtually indistinguishable from the mined precious stone. Len Cram’s shed has to be one of the oddest, out-of-the-way research laboratories anywhere in the world. On the walls are shelves with row upon row of bottles, peanut butter jars, and other...

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