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Girasol Opal

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Crystal Description

Opal is a hydrous silicon dioxide mineraloid (it has no crystalline structure, and between 10% to 20% water content). There are 2 groups of Opal: Precious Opal (play of colour) and Common Opal (no play of colour). Light diffracts into a spectrum of colours through ordered micro-silica spheres within Precious Opal. There are over 60 named variety of Opal making identification difficult.

Girasol is generally accepted as a Precious yellow/orange Opal, however the name is also more commonly attributed to the clear to bluish jelly looking Precious Opal.

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Metaphysical Properties

Girasol stimulates the mystical arts, psychic development and has been used in journeying and psychic cloaking. Girasol amplifies personal creative and imaginative traits. Girasol enhances loving relationships with passion and loyalty.

Girasol is an excellent scrying medium enhancing the verbalisation of the messages received. Girasol assists in all forms of communication, supporting a long silenced voice.

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Crystal Healing Uses

Girasol has been used to stimulate and treat blood circulation and kidney dysfunction.

Girasol can be used to assist treatment of eye disorders.

Girasol helps combat infection and fever.

Girasol can be used to harmonise the metabolism.

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Girasol Opal © Spirit Of ISIS


Colour:clear bluish jelly hue
Class:Mineraloid, Silicate
Formations:massive, botryoidal, reniform, stalactitic, nodular, as veins, in crusts, pseudomorphs after other minerals, fossils, organic matter such as wood, shell, and bone
Localities:Madagascar, Australia
Chemical Composition:SiO2 - nH2O
Hardness:4.5 to 6.5
Lustre:vitreous, transparent to translucent
Varieties:Bandfire, Black, Boulder, Cherry, Fire, Gold, Harlequin, Pineapple, White +++


All crystal healing uses, magical uses and metaphysical definitions are provided as a means of education, and do not imply a guarantee of effect. Those suffering from illness should consult with their General Practitioner in the first instance. Crystal healing is a holistic complementary healthcare practice and should be carried out by a suitably qualified crystal healing practitioner.

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