- a red Mexican opal, often with a color play.
Origin of fire opal
Examples from the Web for fire opal
Historical Examples of fire opal
She could see it far up, glowing as red as her fire-opal in the light of the embers.The Princess and the Goblin
All the atmosphere swam with changing colours, such as come and go in the heart of a fire-opal.The Golden Silence
C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
The red and yellow bright coloured varieties of fire-opal are found near Zimapan, in Mexico.
- an orange-red translucent variety of opal, valued as a gemstone