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Jelly Opal

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Formula:
SiO2 · nH2O
A variety of Opal

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

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Chemical Properties of Jelly OpalHide

Formula:
SiO2 · nH2O

Synonyms of Jelly OpalHide

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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.

References for Jelly OpalHide

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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 OpalHide

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
 
  • New South Wales
    • Finch Co.
    • Yungnulgra Co.
  • South Australia
    • Central North
USA
 
  • Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Virgin Valley
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; Extra Lapis - English No. 10 Opal
  • Oregon
    • Morrow Co.
Mineral and/or Locality  
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