Boulder Opal is good for mental clarity, faithfulness, hope, purity, and sexual attraction. It is thought to be good for sexual attraction. It is good for emotional security, and inner beauty. It is aligned to the Fire and Earth elements.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Boulder Opal is good for the aura, spiritual development, prophecy, and past-life recall. It brings the subconscious into the conscious mind. It encourages practical people to develop their spiritual side, and spiritually-minded people to succeed in the everyday world.
It is thought to help alleviate depression and find true love.
The Physical Connection:
Boulder Opal is thought to help ease pain and suffering associated with the abdomen, intestinal organs, and lower back. It is said to help reduce symptoms caused by the common cold and influenza. It is also thought to protect from disease and is good for eyesight.
The Chakras Connected to Boulder Opal:
Throat Chakra, Root (Base) Chakra, Sacral Chakra. Energizes All Chakras.
Virgo, Libra, Scorpio.
Locations Found & History:
Australia. Boulder opal was discovered in 1870 in Quilpe, Western Australia. Almost all of the Boulder Opal available today is from Western Queensland's Opal-rich fields. It is found embedded in large boulders of ironstone, which is how it gets its name.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
The best pieces of Boulder Opal can exhibit all of the spectral colors. It comes in a range of colors to include blue, green, yellow, and orange which are the most common. Some Boulder Opal may also exhibit opalescence, which is typically a milky, whitish-blue color, but it can also occur in other colors. Boulder Opal is a variety of Opal that is found in cracks or as coatings in and around ironstone and sandstone boulders. It is also known as Queensland Opal. Rare.
How to Use Boulder Opal:
Boulder Opal can be worn in jewelry that is less prone to hard knocks and blows, such as brooches or earrings. It is best used for pendants because of the availability of its unique free-form shapes. Avoid water.