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Jelly Opal

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A variety of Opal

A transparent opal with a gelatinous appearance and a bluish sheen.

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Classification of Jelly Opal

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Other Names for Jelly Opal

Water Opal
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Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Jelly Opal

Reference List:

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Jones, J.B. and E.R. Segnit (1971), The nature of opal. I Nomenclature and constituent phases. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia: 18: 57-68.

Anal. Chem. Acta (1994): 286: 107.

Lapis Extra No. 10, Opal (1996).

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  • Localities for Jelly Opal

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    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    • New South Wales
      • Finch Co.
      • Yungnulgra Co.
    • South Australia
      • Central North
    • Nevada
      • Humboldt Co.
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; Extra Lapis - English No. 10 Opal
    • Oregon
      • Morrow Co.
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