PERU BLUE OPAL ROUGH -DENDRITIC INC- 9.45 CTS [F 1725]

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PERU BLUE OPAL ROUGH

This is a natural untreated blue rough from the andes in Peru which has interesting dendritic inclusions in it

Hardness Mohs scale 5.5 to 6.5

Transulant to Transparent.

Weight  9.45 cts app

Size  27 x 16 x 5 mm app

Note we have taken the photo with the stone DRY

DENDRITIC

 The patterns are found in microscopic fissures that cause them to branch out like tree limbs or fern like inclusions.It is usually a iron silicate.

 

This is the national stone of Peru

 

Peruvian blue opal is relatively rare and is only found in the Andes mountains near San Patricio, Peru. It is a very translucent stone with color similar to the Caribbean Sea. Depending on how the stone is cut it can be clear, scenic (showing varying degrees of color) or dendritic which has black fern like inclusions.

1d 3h 34m 19s

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