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Here are some things to look for, when describling your fireplace:
Here are some different types of fireplaces:
Here is a wonderful example of a gas log set placed in an existing see thru fireplace.
This first example is refered to as a zero clearance wood fireplace, or can be called a "metal fireplace" or a "Z-box".
Notice the inside, it has pre-formed concrete panels, that "look like bricks".
The face may be covered by anything, from cedar & sheetrock to brick or stone.
This is not a "brick/masonry" fireplace.