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Definition of Opal
Opal O"pal, n. [L. opalus: cf. Gr. ?, Skr. upala a rock,
stone, precious stone: cf. F. opale.] (Min.)
A mineral consisting, like quartz, of silica, but inferior to
quartz in hardness and specific gravity.
Note: The precious opal presents a peculiar play of colors of
delicate tints, and is highly esteemed as a gem. One
kind, with a varied play of color in a reddish ground,
is called the harlequin opal. The fire opal has colors
like the red and yellow of flame. Common opal has a
milky appearance. Menilite is a brown impure variety,
occurring in concretions at Menilmontant, near Paris.
Other varieties are cacholong, girasol, hyalite, and
Meaning of Opal from wikipedia
is a hydrated amorphous
form of silica
(SiO2·nH2O); its water content
from 3 to 21% by weight, but is usually between
6 and 10%. Because...
is a gemstone. Opal
may also refer
, Alberta Opal
Hills, Jasper National
Park, Alberta Opal
Cone, a volcano
in British Columbia
- same flavours
Fruits. Subsequently, its first
Flavors, was released
and was later renamed
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- Hurricane Opal
was a large
Category 4 hurricane
that caused severe
and extensive damage along
of the United
was an American
rock band in the 1980s. They were part of the Paisley Underground musical
style. The band's name is derived
from "Opel", a song by...
- Outback Opal Hunters
is an Australian factual television
show that follows crews
of opal miners
on a mission
to unearth fortunes
in the harsh
- The Galaxy Opal
is the world's largest polished opal
by the Guinness
Book of World Records
in 1992. It was found
at the Boi Morto
Mine in north...
- notable individual opals
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Halley's Comet Opal Olympic Australis Opal
"The Andamooka Opal Necklace
- Opal Tometi
is a Nigerian-American human rights
activist, writer, strategist, and community
organizer. She is a co-founder of Black Lives
Matter. She is...
is a contactless
fare collection system
for public transport services
in the greater Sydney
area of New South
Wales, Australia. Operation
of the Opal...
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