Where is black opal found?
Black opal is found in Honduras, this tropical Central American country has the oldest opal mines in the world. The gemstone found in Honduras is a matrix opal. Because of this, the black stones are beautifully speckled and have a cosmic appearance.
How did black opal come about?
Black opal is of volcanic origin and is formed in black basalt deposits. Most often, opal is found as a filler in cavities and crevices. This is not the case with black opal. The opal has solidified within the matrix. This makes the entire opal-filled rock into a beautiful gemstone.
Versatility of colors
Discover the versatile colors in these beautiful stones, the colors red, green and blue often occur in the same stone and form a starry sky. To be able to view the full spectrum, it is best to keep the stone in sunlight. This will then get a beautiful and colorful sparkle.
Operation of black opal
Black opal gives the opportunity to lead a full and happy life. It helps with a positive attitude in life and reduces anxiety and depression. Black opal helps you to accept and overcome difficult situations.
Please note the dimensions, the photos have been enlarged to show detail. There is always a picture with a ruler near the stones.