Opal

Opal

Opal is a hydrous silica its chemical formula is

SiO
2
· nH
2
O

Opal has no crystal system.

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Opal

Lustre: Vitreous, Waxy, Greasy, Dull
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Transparent, Opaque
Colour: Colorless, white, yellow, red, orange, green, brown, black, blue
Streak: White
Hardness (Mohs): 5½ - 6½
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: None Observed
Fracture: Irregular/Uneven, Splintery, Conchoidal
Density (measured): 1.9 - 2.3 g/cm3

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Energetic Properties of Opal

Key Words: Allows projections and reception of energies, Recall past lives, Release inner beauty
Chakras: All

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