Small oval shaped red and white clear striped semi precious gemstone Candy Opal designer cabochon 17 mm by 12 mm and 3.5 mm thick.
This colorful striped semi precious gemstone is Candy Opal and it is found in western Utah, in the Thomas Mountain Range near the city of Milford.
It is also known as Bacon Opal.
Opal that is mostly opaque, with no play of color, is actually quite common. Opal is a hydrated silica material and it has a hardness of 5.5 to 6.5.
The name Opal comes from the Latin word opalus which means "precious stone".
Metaphysical Properties: Common Opal is said to be a calming stone that will help you relax.