Opal is a type of mineral consisting of a form of hydrated silica. The term opal comes from the Latin word opalus, which means a precious stone. Opal ring stands for love, luck, purity, and happiness to its user. The beautiful gemstone is known for its multiple color attributes, including pink, white, yellow, blue, and many more. It comes between 5.5 to 6 on the Mohs scale of hardness. You can find the best quality opals in Ethiopia and Australia, which hold around 90% of deposits of opals in the world.
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