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Synthetic Colored Opals

MATERIALS

pointProperties

Synthetic Colored Opal Natural Opal
Elements

SiO2 ( silica )
( 80wt% )

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Resin
( 20wt% )

SiO2.nH2O
Hardness ( Mohs ) 4 5.0 - 6.5
Specific Gravity 1.80 - 1.90 1.90 - 2.20
Heat Resistance 130 degree C. 900 degree C.
Maximum
Width x Length
Approx.
50 x 50mm(*)
Approx.
30 x 30mm(*)
Maximum
Thickness
Approx. 15mm Approx. 8mm

* Cut from an unfixed form

pointCharacteristics of Synthetic Colored Opal

Resin is impregnated Strong to break, Hard to chip
Less internal inclusion and crack Plentiful color variation

pointColor Chart

Synthetic colored opal comes in 12 basic colors variations.
Further subtleties in color hues are also available.

    • Image: this color is Japanese Gofun
    • Image: this color is Japanese Gofun

    ごふん

    胡粉

    Gofun

    • Image: this color is Japanese Kariyasu
    • Image: this color is Japanese Kariyasu

    かりやす

    刈安

    Kariyasu

    • Image: this color is Japanese Sakurairo
    • Image: this color is Japanese Sakurairo

    さくらいろ

    桜色

    Sakurairo

    • Image: this color is Japanese Jinzamomi
    • Image: this color is Japanese Jinzamomi

    じんざもみ

    甚三紅

    Jinzamomi

    • Image: this color is Japanese Karakurenai
    • Image: this color is Japanese Karakurenai

    からくれない

    唐紅花

    Karakurenai

    • Image: this color is Japanese Nijiiro
    • Image: this color is Japanese Nijiiro

    にじいろ

    虹色

    Nijiiro

    • Image: this color is Japanese Kakitsubatairo
    • Image: this color is Japanese Kakitsubatairo

    かきつばたいろ

    杜若色

    Kakitsubatairo

    • Image: this color is Japanese Asagiiro
    • Image: this color is Japanese Asagiiro

    あさぎいろ

    浅葱色

    Asagiiro

    • Image: this color is Japanese Tsuyukusairo
    • Image: this color is Japanese Tsuyukusairo

    つゆくさいろ

    露草色

    Tsuyukusairo

    • Image: this color is Japanese Chitosemidori
    • Image: this color is Japanese Chitosemidori

    ちとせみどり

    千歳緑

    Chitosemidori

    • Image: this color is Japanese Ruriiro
    • Image: this color is Japanese Ruriiro

    るりいろ

    瑠璃色

    Ruriiro

    • Image: this color is Japanese Momoshiocha
    • Image: this color is Japanese Momoshiocha

    ももしおちゃ

    百塩茶

    Momoshiocha

pointVarious Shapes

Various Shapes
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