Donate now to keep mindat.org alive!Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
The most common minerals on earthMineral PhotographyThe Elements and their Minerals
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Opalite

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Synthetic opalized glass used in jewelry.
Also used for impure, colored variety of common opal.
Confusing and unnecessary designation, should be avoided.


Hide all sections | Show all sections

Synonyms of OpaliteHide

Other Language Names for OpaliteHide

German:Opalit
Spanish:Opalita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Malachite5 photos of Opalite associated with Malachite on mindat.org.
Azurite2 photos of Opalite associated with Azurite on mindat.org.
Goethite2 photos of Opalite associated with Goethite on mindat.org.
Agate1 photo of Opalite associated with Agate on mindat.org.
Manganese Oxides1 photo of Opalite associated with Manganese Oxides on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

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

Internet Links for OpaliteHide

Localities for OpaliteHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire
      • Bulong Goldfield
Kim McDonald collection
New Zealand
 
  • North Island
    • Waikato
      • Thames-Coromandel
        • Coromandel peninsula
Essence of Microscope (2012)
Turkey
 
  • Marmara Region
    • Balikesir Province
      • Mumcu
Oygür, V. (1997). Anatomy of an epithermal mineralization: Mumcu (Balikesir-Sindirgi), Inner Western Anatolia, Turkey. Mineral Research Exploration Bulletin, 119, 29-39.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Graham Co.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10014841
MRDS database Dep. ID #10094706.
      • Whitlock Mts
        • Dry Mountain
MRDS database Dep. ID #10014840
  • California
    • Mono Co.
      • Bodie Hills
        • Bridgeport District
          • Potato Peak
Holmes, G.H. (1965) Mercury in California. US Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8252: 176-177; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 117.
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Cady Mts
        • Afton
Chapman, E. W. 1937 Barstow desert localities described: The Mineralogist, v. 5, no. 1, p. 9-10, 111-114. Barstow Syncline, Rosamond Section in Antelope Valley and Red Rock Canyon, Upper Mio-L.Plio. Coral chalcedony, Afton Canyon, Myrickite, Opal Mt E of Hinkley, CA, Pb Pipe Spr, Black Canyon
Perry, L. E. 1961 Varied agate types and locations in California: Lapidary Journal, v. 15, no. 3, p. 308-314.
    • Yolo Co.
      • Coast Ranges
        • Knoxville District
          • Knoxville area
Aubury, Lewis E. (1903), The quicksilver resources of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 27: 117; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 150.
  • Georgia
Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2017, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: November 18, 2017 06:25:32 Page generated: November 9, 2017 02:22:37
Go to top of page