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Rare Moss Opal

When it comes to Dendric gemstones there is no pair alike. This one tics all the boxes, a really unique, almost transparent Opal with inklusions more lika a Moss Agate than a Denric Opal.

 

Size: 22x22 mm

 

In stock:  1

 

Price:  USD 12.30

 

Dendrite is used as the name of precious and semi-precious stones with visible patterns caused by geological processes rather than biological. Dendritic stones can be easily mistaken for fossils and dendrites is also called pseudofossil. The patterns often resemble biological materials such as moss or leaves but occur by other minerals penetrates up through the mineral (percolating) as fissures.

Opals with these patterns is called Dendrite Opal while dendrite Agate is called Moss Agate.

 

Opal is an amorphous form of silica related to quartz, a mineraloid form, not a mineral. 3% to 21% of the total weight is water, but the content is usually between 6% to 10%. Opal is the national gemstone of Australia, which produces 97% of the world's supply. Opal's internal structure makes it diffract light; depending on the conditions in which it formed it can take on many colours. It ranges from clear through white, gray, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, pink, magenta, rose, slate, olive, brown, and black. Peruvian opal is a semi-opaque to opaque, mostly blue-green stone found in Peru which is often cut to include the matrix in the more opaque stones. It does not display pleochroism.

Opals are also found in the United States, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Turkey, Indonesia, Brazil, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Ethiopia.

The Opal helps you find the right path in life och gives you power to innovate. It stands for love, happiness, health and money.

 

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Latest update: 28 augusti 2015