A rare gem of an opal miner

It’s a hard slog for opal prospectors in Lightning Ridge, battling both the heat and the local farming community for access to the land. But one family has made a living off the gems for generations.

Ormond Molyneux doesn’t think much of diamonds. “Diamonds? No mate -- a good opal wouldn’t blow up its arse.”

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