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CRUSHED OPAL

Bello Opal® Galaxy Collection (Mineral Type Synthetic Opal) is composed by silica & very small portion of water. It is the only glass compatible opal among three collections. You may also call it “Galaxy Opal or Created Opal”. It is available in 13 opal colours, such as water opal, milky opal, black opal, blue opal, pink opal and fire opal.

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Properties comparison to natural opal
Category Mineral Type Synthetic Opal Natural Opal
Elements
Silica & Water Silica & Water
MOHS Hardness
5.5 3-5.5
Specific Gravity
1.90-2.2 1.98-2.20
Heat Resistance
900 degree C. 100 degree C.
Product Features
Color Range
Op701 to OP713
Degree of transparency
Light color series are more translucent and OP701&702 has the highest degree of transparency.
Jewelry Plating
Galaxy Opal could work well with jewelry plating
Chemical Resistance
Alcohol , IPA, Toluene, Acetone
Glass Compatibility
Galaxy Opal is glass compatible.
Guarantee on quality
No Cracking, Crazing or Yellowing