malformalady: Koroit opal — The Koroit opal field is an opal mining area in Paroo Shire in South West Queensland, Australia.The Koroit opal field is known for the very distinctive type of boulder opal that is found in its mines
Opal is a stone of sympathy and compassion, pure thoughts & confidence. It is the most unpredictable stone, a symbol of ever-changing fortune. According to legend an opal talisman boosts foresight--dunno about that but it is my favorite stone.
OPAL: " For in them. u shall c the living fire of the ruby. the glorious purple of the amethyst. & the sea-green of the emerald. all glittering in an incredible mixture of light." ~Roman Pliny, the Elder on Opal, Century AD.
Boulder Opal This dark opal is found in Western Queensland Boulder Opal occurs as thin veins in sedimentary ironstone boulders. The colour layer is naturally part of the dense brown ironstone base and is inseparable from it.
"Ethiopian opal geode sometimes you feel like a rock: hard, angry, damaged. But sometimes there is an opal inside you: this otherworldly beauty, the potential to be soft and loving and kind" really beautiful opal, my birthstone
Ethiopian opal is still a new gemstone. Ethiopian opal is quite unique and different from more common Australian and Mexican opal. Not many people know about this opal yet. I am a gem cutter and have worked.
Stunning Fire Opal Looks Like a Blazing Sunset in the Clouds
The geology nerd in me just went nuts! how did i never hear of this? i need this for my mineral collection!🌺 "Cactus quartz (Spirit Quartz) is a new mineral that was discovered in South Africa in February
The worlds biggest Amethyst Geode – The ‘Empress of Uruguay’ can be found at Atherton Tablelands, Cairns, Australia. The tens of thousands perfect, deep purple Amethyst crystals that nature has formed naturally inside truly amaze everyone who sees her.