Opal Info — Opal Formation

How opal is formed - based on creation theory

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How opal is formed - based on creation theory

Please note: This written article has been obtained from Growing Opals—Australian Style by Dr. Andrew A. Snelling and the original can be found at https://answersingenesis.org/geology/rocks-and-minerals/growing-opals-australian-style/ Photos in this blog have been added by OpalQuest. *** Originally published in Creation 12, no 1 (December 1989): 10-15. In a dusty old wooden shed on a side street in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia, a bush scientist trying to discover the origin of opal has been able to ‘grow’ opal which is virtually indistinguishable from the mined precious stone. Len Cram’s shed has to be one of the oddest, out-of-the-way research laboratories...

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How opal is formed - based on uniformitarian theory

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How opal is formed - based on uniformitarian theory

Check out our Blog on how many types of opal are said to be formed!

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Opal Patterns

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Opal Patterns

Ever heard of an opal being alive? Click on this blog to find out about all the different patterns found in opal and how they can jump out at you as light moves around these precious gemstones!

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