Fire Opal

What is Fire Opal?

As a color variant of vibrant Opal gemstone, Fire Opal is a single refractive stone related to the element of fire. This beautiful gemstone having myriad colors like yellow, red, orange, and orange-yellow sometimes exhibit a brilliant green color as well. It has hardness of 5.5 - 6.0 on Moh’s scale and its specific gravity falls in the range from 1.98 to 2.20. Like all other varieties of Opal, this delicate gemstone also displays the stunning play of colors called Opalescence and contains traces of water up to 10% of its composition which constitutes Silica. It is predominantly mined in volcanic rocks of South Mexico and thus also called Mexican Opal. It is also found in USA, British Columbia, and Oregon.

Who can wear Fire Opal?

Vedic astrology believes Fire Opal to be the gemstone representing Venus. As such, it is acclaimed as rashi ratna for Libra (Tula). For westerners, it is the birthstone for October born natives.

Which natural Fire Opal stone is perfect for wearing?

Fire Opal should be preferably worn as a ring made of silver. For extracting maximum astrological benefits, always consider buying Fire Opal which is natural and untreated. It should be unheated and without any inclusions to be highly effective astrologically. High quality Fire Opal with more clarity is best for such purposes.

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