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Nebula Trapped Inside A Stone: American contraluz opal found in Opal Butte, Oregon.

This is an American Contra Luz Opal from Opal Butte, Oregon. This Beautiful Gemstone Looks Like It Contains A Small Nebula.

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Chalcanthite, whose name derives from the Greek, chalkos and anthos, meaning copper flower, is a richly colored blue/green water-soluble sulfate mineral

Fine Black Opal with Pattern—"The Cathedral Window" Lightning Ridge, Australia. With the pattern reminiscent of the rays of sun coming through a cathedral stained glass window, this fine opal displays predominantly red flash, with orange, yellow, green and blue large "flagstone" pattern intermingled, with black potch to the reverse. Weighing approximately 8.87 carats and measuring 15.0 x 12.5 x 6.0mm Estimate: US$ 60,000 - 80,000 (£39,000 - 52,000 / €46,000 - 62,000)

Black Harlequin Opal “The Cathedral Window” - Lightning Ridge, Australia / Mineral Friends


Macro shot of some titanium quartz - a curio from Ullapool Post Office, as it happens, but no local associations - just part of their geode stock to tempt the tourists!

Purple/blue Aura Crystal Quartz - [Note to self: sent to A.L. 11-22-17 w/this msg: "Maybe all those lovely purple pieces in the pin you sent me yesterday have magically blended themselves into something like this? LOL."]

Purple/blue Aura Crystal Quartz - [Note to self: sent to A. w/this msg: "Maybe all those lovely purple pieces in the pin you sent me yesterday have magically blended themselves into something like this?


FAQ: What are the specific birthstones for Libra ? – LIbra Birthstone are pink opal and lapis lazuli. What are Aries birthstone colors? What semi-precious birthstones are a match for the Aries sign…

Photograph; Opal. Location; Buttle, Oregon, North America. Measurement; ct. 2.290. Reference; The New Zealand Rockhound, Natalie Fernandez, 1981. COPYRIGHT ©

This opal specimen is from Butte Oregon. This baby weighs in at carats. Precious Opal from Oregon has some of the finest play-of-color but is really rare to find

Opale con frammenti di alghe e rocce.

740 ct OPAL BUTTE CRYSTAL with contra luz color plays,Morrow, Oregon This gem has the visual effect of being underwater when held to light. A combination of the facets, color plays and the opal itself.

RP: Contra Luz Opal - Oregon - Google Search

Contraluz Opal from Oregon cut by Kevin Lane Smith. Scheduled to appear in next years edition of the Handbook of Gemmology, it is just another wonderful example of what Mother Earth provides.

Black Opal is Australia’s national gemstone, and black opal is the rarest and most valuable of its kind

Black Opal is Australia’s national gemstone. Found in the Lightning Ridge area in northwestern New South Wales, black opals are natural, solid stones that absorb scattered white light, giving it brilliant spectral colors.

science Rock Cycle - When picking rocks for hardscapes use Metamorphic rock, especially with water (so it doesn't leach anything into water) also important to know what type of rockscape animals may have evolved in.

Queen Bee Citrine Ring

Calling all queen bees! Check out our new November birthstone Queen Bee Citrine Ring. This gorgeous piece features a yellow citrine bee with cubic zirconia stud

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Crystal Ice - Mexican Fire Opal

Crystal Ice - Mexican Fire Opal