Sugar Opal from Andamooka
Weighs 15 Grams
Measures 25mmx 20mm
Sugar Opal is permeable matrix Opal which originates from Andamooka, South Australia.
Andamooka matrix opal is regularly treated to improve the colour by creating a black body using black carbon. This treatment involves a chemical treatment that is applied to the entire stone. When it comes out of the earth, it can look quite pasty, but by treating it by means of a carbon dye method it ultimately looks like a more appealing Opal.
The sugars pierce in the limestone matrix, and then the acid cooks it and that turns the white around the pockets of Opal into a black carbon.
Australian Boulder Opal Represents purity and intensity. It assists in emotional and mental balance, calms the inner soul. Facilitates actualization. Excellent stone for progress, expansion, and development. Helps one connect the conscious and subconscious, providing for a clearer understanding of oneself