There are many different varieties and colors, so this applies to Opals in general; a non-crystalline gem; can contain large amounts of water, which can “dry out” and lessen the iridescence and power of the stone; most varieties have a resonating full spectrum of colors; it is said to stimulate the pineal and pituitary glands; aids eyesight; an emotional balancer; enhances intuition; helps provide a conscious connection with the highest aspects of being; the Mexican Fire Opal is said to bring money; Black Opals are said to be “magical;” some mystics believe that opals may help treat autism, dyslexia, epilepsy, and depression.

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