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Opal: Gaius Plinius Secundus, a Roman naturalist and natural philosopher, described Opal as: there is in them a softer fire than the ruby, there is the brilliant purple of the amethyst, and the sea green of the emerald - all shining together in incredible union. Some by their splendour rival the colors of the painters, others the flame of burning sulphur or of fire quickened by oil.

Gaius Plinius Secundus, a Roman naturalist and natural philosopher, described opal as: there is in them a softer fire than the ruby, there is the brilliant purple of the amethyst, and the sea green of.

Very Fine Mexican Jelly Fire Opal—. Most fire opal deposits are in Mexico. They consist of silicon dioxide or silica spheres arranged in an orderly pattern w/iron oxide dispersed throughout giving the fire opal its distinctive brilliant flame-like colors

Very Fine Mexican Jelly Fire Opal—. Most fire opal deposits are in Mexico. They consist of silicon dioxide or silica spheres arranged in an orderly pattern w/iron oxide dispersed throughout giving the fire opal its distinctive brilliant flame-like colors

black opal filled in fossils and shells - Google Search

Snail opal, I love how the colours make it look earthly🌎❤️🐌

One of the most important factors that determine the price of precious opals is the play of color which arises from the diffraction of light from submicroscopic layers of regularly oriented silica spheres. The thickness of the opal layer is also considered as well the beauty of the color patterning, the colors that flash, the cut, and the weight.

One of the most important factors that determine the price of precious opals is the play of color which arises from the diffraction of light from submicroscopic layers of regularly oriented silica.

Caracol opalizado. Www.geologyin.com

Opalized snail shell from Coober Pedy, South Australia; one of the leading opal mines in the world. Also, read more on Coober Pedy. One of the hottest places in the world, yet residents live in honeycomb caves that stay nice and cool all day.

Australian Black Opal

World-Class Gem-Quality Australian Black Opal—"The Stardust Opal". T-Bones Mine, Corcoran, New South Wales, Australia My favorite stone

This is an American Contra Luz Opal. | This Beautiful Gemstone Looks Like It Contains A Small Nebula

This is an American Contra Luz Opal from Opal Butte, Oregon. This Beautiful Gemstone Looks Like It Contains A Small Nebula.

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Lightning Ridge Black Opal ۩۞۩۞۩۞۩۞۩۞۩۞۩۞۩۞۩ Gaby Féerie créateur de bijoux à…

*68mm* Mineral! RARE Fossil Wood PRECIOUS OPAL Crystal - Virgin Valley, Nevada / Mineral Friends <3                                                                                                                                                     Más

68mm* Mineral! RARE Fossil Wood PRECIOUS OPAL Crystal - Virgin Valley, Nevada

Rare Fossil Wood Precious Opal Crystal - Virgin Valley, Nevada in Collectibles, Rocks, Fossils & Minerals, Crystals & Mineral Specimens

AMAZING BRILLIANT MILKY NEON FIRE MULTY COLOR WELO OPAL 1.80 CRT

AMAZING BRILLIANT MILKY NEON FIRE MULTY COLOR WELO OPAL 1.80 CRT

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The colors are created by microscopic water drops within the stone. Linked to the heart, stomach and digestion, it stimulates the glands and regulates the acids and enzymes in the metabolism. It helps heal a broken heart and restores harmony.

Peruvian blue opal

Not all Opals have the play of color. The haze look is very common in opal that does not have the play of color phenomenon.

Rough and cut Lloviznando Opal. / Mineral Friends <3

Opal: " For in them you shall see the living fire of the ruby, the glorious purple of the amethyst, the sea-green of the emerald, all glittering together in an incredible mixture of light." ~ Roman Pliny the Elder on Opal, Century AD--iridescence

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Lapis Lazuli was the magic stone of ancient rulers, worn for protection, inspiration & wisdom. It is said to promote clear understanding & intuition.

Opal nodule / Ethiopia

mineralists: Opal nodule Ethiopia This is perfect natural beauty in mineral form.

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