Opal

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Opal is a non-crystalline gemstone that occurs in a variety of colors including black white red or colorless. Its most famous feature is an iridescent sheen affect exhibited when turned into the light known as “a play of color”. Tiny spheres of silicone reflect and diffract white creating this effect. The value of an Opel depends on its body color, soundness, and play of color.
Opal is a hydrated, amorphous form of silica. It is often used in jewelry where it is cut and polished to form cabochons. It’s found in Ethiopia, Australia, and in Mexico. It was a rare and very valuable gemstone in antiquity in Europe. Until the 19th century the only known source was in Slovakia. It is the birth stone for people born in October.
Types of opal include Australian opal, Mexican fire opal, Ethiopian opal, dendritic, and others.
Opal has various spiritual, crystal, therapy, or metaphysical properties: soothing emotions, regenerating tissue, that in your mood, balancing your Chakra, and other properties depending upon the variety of Opal.