Wednesday, April 4, 2012

About Stones: Boulder Opal

Astrological Sign: Scorpio

Chakra: All

Lore: Boulder opal is called the “Queen of Gems” and is associated with ‘good luck’ for all sun signs. It combines all 7 colors of the cosmos in one, making it a stone for both artists and musicians: seven colors, seven notes. As jewelry it has a harmonizing effect on all chakras, and may change color when used by high-energy/intensive people. It induces inspiration for visualizing creative efforts.

Geology: Boulder opal is Silicon Dioxide (SiO2.n H20) on ironstone matrix. Formed over 70 million years ago during the Tertiary Period and discovered in Australia in 1869.

Locality: Queensland, Australia