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Tumbled Size 1 White Opal

Product no.: 1D.OPB1
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9X4.OPA

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

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

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

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

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

Product no.: 1D.OPB.1e
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Tumbled 3e White Opal

Product no.: 1D.OPB.3e
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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
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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
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Blue Opal Raw Mineral Packet

Product no.: OPA.8BT4200

Approximate size: 4 x 3.5 cm
Weight each package: 200 grm.
contains (6) gross approx. in each package depends on the size

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BLUE OPAL

ETYMOLOGY: From the sanskrit "upala" = stone changes the color. 

CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Amorphous.

PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Secondary.

CLASS MINERAL: Silicates.

CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: SiO2 ·nH2O  + Cu.

HARDNESS: 5.5 - 6.5 on the Mohs scale.

FIELDS: Peru, Brazil.

 

MINERALOGY: The group Opal distinguish between nobles opalescent opals, opals red yellow fire and common opals. The properties vary considerably. The opal is secondarily formed as a result of solidification of silicic acid gel by dehydration. Since silicic acid gel forms droplets silicon dioxides microspheres are formed. (20% water and gas). The opal color play is due to the phenomenon of light refraction in the microspheres of cristobalite.


MYTHOLOGY: The common opal, also called potch, in Greek mythology was said to come from the tears of the fate of Zeus after the victory over the Titans. 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 blue opal favors empathy, improves communication, helps to understand others and to express themselves clearly indicates solutions to the difficulties, stimulates creativity and encourages communication, comforting emotions, blue mineral has a cooling effect and soothing, promotes relaxation, sincerity and openness.

 


CHAKRASThroat.

ZODIAC SIGN: Aquarius.

USES: Jewellery, meditation, collection.