Fire opal the name only suggests that it is associated with fire. It is a single refractive stone. It varies optical density from obscure to apparent.
This stone exhibits the beautiful phenomenon known as opalescence popularly known as play of color. The opal is having the veins which are responsible for the play of color.
Fire opals are having the warm colors like orange, yellow, orange-yellow or red. They may sometimes do not show this phenomenon. The stone will exhibit the bright green flashes
Fire Opal Properties
Hardness: 5.5 to 6.5
Specific Gravity: 1.98 to 2.50
Refractive index: 1.37 to 1.52
Fire Opal Color & Occurence
Fire Opal is found in colors including white, blue, black, red.
Fire opal is associated particularly with Mexico and is mined in the Mexican states of Queretaro, Hidalgo, Guerrero, Michoacan, Julisio, Chihuahua and San Luis Potosi.
Small quantities of fire opal can also be found in Oregon, USA, Guatemala, Australia and British Columbia, Canada. Significant deposits of fire opal have also more recently been found in Northeast Brazil.
Healing Power of Fire Opal
Fire Opal also poises our inner force and awakens the fire inside us and re-energize and revitalizes our mind and energy inside us.
Fire Opal acts as a vigor amplifier and protects us from the threat. It enhances the personal power and also allows you to move on and helps you to forget your past bad memories but we have to take care as it releases the bottled up emotions in a scuttle.
Fire Opal helps in healing the adrenal glands and beneficial for female hormones. It helps us to heal kidneys and intestines related problems. It helps us to relive energy deficiency.
Fire Opal can be charged from many type energies and also used in the magic spells. It initiates new ideas, rouses enthusiasm and brings out spontaneous actions.
Fire Opal is beneficial for sexual disorders, infertility, barrenness, sperm problems, sexual desire problems, bowel diseases. Eyes, constipation and gastric problems etc.
Mystical Power in Fire Opal
Fire opal is an excellent gemstone for business. It is said about this gemstone that is has the power to draw money, smooth the path of better change and to enhance the success and progress.
Common Types of Fire Opal
Chocolate opal, boulder opal, black opal, common opal, white opal, matrix opal, opal in matrix and doublet opal are the most popular opal types.
Rare Varieties of Fire Opal
Cantera opal, Layer opal, agate opal, angel skin opal, wood opal, honey opal, hyalite, hydrophanous opal, porcelain opal, moss opal, jelly opal, crystal opal, harlequin opal, opal triplets, girasol, prase opal, pipe opal and wax opal are among the rarer opal varieties available today.
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