Written in EnglishRead online
|Series||Gems, nature"s jewels|
|LC Classifications||QE394.O7 E84 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781433947230, 9781433947247|
|LC Control Number||2010031735|
This book is a nice addition to my "opal" library. It is not too technical, more dealing with the history of opal mining and then explaining the different opal types, including synthetics, triplets, etc., in addition to the different kinds of solid opals/5(12).
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** the book is in good/very good condition while the jacket has small tears, chips and rubbing**. Seller Inventory # Although opals from these two countries can be similar, Australian opals tend to be valued more.
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After reading this book you will be on-sight familiar with the major varieties of opal, assembled stones, simulants and synthetics. Advice is also given on buying opals and the truth instead of the myths about caring for them.
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The first comprehensive book on the subject in over thirty years, The World of Opals is a complete guide to the science and history of these remarkable gems. It begins with a thorough examination of the physical properties and attributes of common and precious opals, with up-to-date information on opal formation, extraction, storage, and cutting.
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Today, most black opal (stones with a dark gray to blue-black background) comes from Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, and Mintabie, South Australia. Some black opal is also found in the fields around Coober Pedy, South Australia.
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Casey Thorpe, a geologist by training, but international jeweler by trade, at a pro-am golf tournament in sunny Florida, Casey's home, meets Matti Stewart. GemSelect’s % Natural Opal is a great place to begin. Opal offers exceptional individuality within its three main classes; Precious Opal, Fire Opal, and Common Opal.
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Grids of silica spheres microns in size create red play-of-color flashes. Opal contains up to 20% water trapped in its silica structure. The novel “ Anne of Geierstein ” gave opal a reputation of being unlucky. Mineral: Hydrated Silica. Chemistry: SiO 2 •nH 2 O.
Color: All colors. If you’re shopping for opals, know what type you’re buying and choose the one that you like the best in your price range. Be aware that solid opals are best, whether they be black opals, white opals, boulder opals or crystal opals. Composite or assembled opals as. Opals, her first published poetry collection, appeared in when she was j to be followed by Rainbows (), The Blue Bird () and The Inn of Dreams ().
- Summary by Nemo. opals daily routine was to clean the pet shop,go see miss. Frany,and then go to Gloria dumps. Internet Archive BookReader Opals ; with, Rainbows. Precious opals are rare, and the most prized are darker in tone, as the contrast of the flashes of colour is greater.
These are known as black opals and are mainly found in Lightning Ridge, Australia. White opals are also prized, the quality depending on the vividness of .Opal Picture Guide-Dark Opal Dark opal is found on most fields.
It’s background color ranges from grey to near black. Black opals are in the same family as Dark opals (also opaque- not allowing light to pass through). They are just dark opals with a blacker background. As the background of this stone becomes lighter and grayer it gets closer.