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Tumbled Size 1 White Opal

Product no.: 1D.OPB1
1.00 / unit(s) *
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9X4.OPA

Product no.: 9X4.OPA
2.00 *
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9X4.OPM

Product no.: 9X4.OPM
2.00 *
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9X4.OPN

Product no.: 9X4.OPN
2.00 *
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9X4.OPR

Product no.: 9X4.OPR
4.00 *
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9X4.OPR.D

Product no.: 9X4.OPR.D
4.00 *
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Tumbled 1e White Opal

Product no.: 1D.OPB.1e
1.00 / unit(s) *
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Tumbled 3e White Opal

Product no.: 1D.OPB.3e
3.00 / unit(s) *
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Tumbled 5e White Opal

Product no.: 1D.OPB.5e
5.00 / unit(s) *
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Pink Opal gemstone Chip Bracelet

Product no.: OPR.0BBH
4.00 *
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Pink opal chip bracelet . 4e

Product no.: OPR.0BBD
4.00 *
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OPR.0BRHL

Product no.: OPR.0BRHL
12.00 *
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OPR.0BBU

Product no.: OPR.0BBU
9.00 *
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9X4.OPA1

Product no.: 9X4.OPA1
3.00 *
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Pistachio Opal Raw Mineral Packet

Product no.: OPP.8BT4200

Approximate size: 4.5 x 3.5 cm
Weight each package: 200 grm.
contains (5) gross approx. in each package depends on the size

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ETYMOLOGY: OPAL = from de sanskrit"upala" = stone changes the color and for its pistachio color

CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Amorphous.

PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.

CLASS MINERAL:  Silicates.

CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: SiO2 + H2O + Fe, Ni

HARDNESS: 5.5 - 6.5 on the Mohs scale.

FIELDS: Australia, Mexico, Peru, South America, Honduras, Britain, Slovakia, Canada, USA.

 

MINERALOGY: The pistachio opal is formed secondarily from the silicic acid gel containing iron and nickel, solidified by dehydration, is rarely pure opal and usually contains a high proportion of quartz, so in occasions the green opal is included in the opalite.

 


MYTHOLOGY: In greek mythology it was said to come from the tears of the fate of Zeus after the victory over the Titans. In India is the goddess of the rainbow solidified in stone when he fled from the gods angry. Opal cristobalite has small areas included in a mass of hydrated silica gel, when these small areas are of equal size and an ordered three-dimensional distribution of the optical effect opalescence occurs, however when the small spheres are of different sizes and they are arranged irregularly opalescent effects not present.


PROPERTIES: It is said that the pistachio opal helps to seek new perspectives of life, favors rest and regeneration when there is exhaustion by strenuous spiritual tasks, frees from fear and feelings of guilt, favors a peaceful sleep, helps us to be objective, in case Of disorientation.

CHAKRASSpleen, heart.

ZODIAC SIGN: Gemini.

USES: Jewellery, meditation, collection.