There are following properties, which are given below-
Formation of Opal- Opal is formed from a combination of silicon dioxide and water. When water flows down through the earth, it deposits silica from sandstone, and carries this silica-rich solution into cracks and voids , caused by natural faults or decomposing fossils. As the water evaporates, it leaves behind a silica deposit. Thus nature gift us this gemstone.
Scientific name- Hydrated Silica
Chemical composition-Hydrous silicate di-oxide SiO2·nH2O
Luster- Subvitreous to waxy Fracture-Conchoidal to uneven
Hardness- 5.5–6 (Moh scale) Specific gravity- 2.15
Refractive index- 1.45
Crystal habit- Irregular veins, in masses, in nodules
Color- The best color for a natural opal is a Colorless, White, Yellow, Red, Orange, Green, Brown, Black, Blue, Pink.
Best origin- Opal is the national gemstone of Australia. More than 90% of the world’s precious opals come from Australia, and the rest can be found in other parts of the world such as Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, Czech Republic, Ethiopia and USA. Opals from Mexico (called “Mexican Opal”) has more water and is extremely transparent.
Shape- The shapes of opal are usually round, and oval.
Planet- It represents for the planet Venus.
Zodiac sign- Zodiac signs Taurus & Libra should wear a Opal. It’s also highly recommended to those, who has Mahadasha of Venus in the horoscope. Opal is very beneficial for people suffering from infertility, sexual disorders, Libido, and impotency. Before wearing opal you should consult first and then wear. Opal gemstone is very powerful and strong gemstone but it does not suit everyone. For Free consultation you can also call us on 09810800550.
Value of Opal- The cost of natural opal varies depending on their color, clarity, size, and overall quality. It may vary from Rs. 900/- per carat to Rs. 5,000/- per Carat as per its quality.
What is Opal?
Opal is also referred as Dudhiya in Hindi, it is a hydrated amorphous form of silica (SiO2·nH2O); it may contain water range from 3 to 21% by weight, but is usually between 6 and 10%. It represents planet Venus.
What is Opal made of?
It is made of Hydrous silicate di-oxide (SiO2·nH2O).
Where does Opal come from?
Opal is the national gemstone of Australia. More than 90% of the world’s precious opals come from Australia, and the rest can be found in other parts of the world such as Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, Czech Republic, Ethiopia and USA. Opals from Mexico (called “Mexican Opal”) has more water and is extremely transparent.
Why Opal should be worn?
Opal increases passion and strength to one’s love life or marital relations, bring stability to a troubled marriage and improve social relations of a person overall.
How to wear Opal?
This gemstone is suggested to wear on Friday morning of Shukla Paksh in the index or ring finger of your right hand. So at first you should keep it in a bowl having 1 spoon of Curd, Honey, Gangajal, Tulsi leaves and Ghee for 10 minutes.This will activate and cleanse your Opal and remove all its impurities. After praying to God, take the ring out of this mixture and wash it with pure Gangajal. Recite the Mantra ‘Om Shun Shukraye Namah’ 108 times.
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What is the minimum weight required?
The ideal weight of the Opal stone should be 7 carats.
How much does a Opal cost?
The cost of natural opal varies depending on their color, clarity, size, and overall quality. It may vary from Rs. 900/- per carat to Rs. 5,000/- per Carat as per its quality.
Which is the Similar gem-stone of Opal?
It can also be worn as a substitute of diamond.
How can I buy original Opal gemstone?
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What is the Mode of Payment?
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