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Collected samples of fire obsidian were investigated with field-emission scanning electron microscopy, X-ray energy-dispersive spectroscopy, electron back-scatter diffraction and optical spectroscopy methods (Ma et al., 2007). Index to potassium–argon ages of Cenozoic volcanic rocks of Oregon. Here, Gem-A senior gemmology tutor Rona Bierrum FGA DGA EG, explores what makes this rare member of the beryl family so special.
The study revealed that thin layers (flow bands) within the obsidian have a thickness of 300 to 700 nm and are enriched with nano-metricised crystals of magnetite. Look at any list of the top 10 most famous gemstones in the world and you will undoubtedly come across the Star of India.
Iridescent gems and minerals have held a special fascination for man throughout history.
To date this location is the only occurrence of fire obsidian known.
Disassociating itself from the canon Star Wars movie franchise, building an almost entirely different universe (galaxy) at the same time.
Then Ko TOR II: TSL comes along and absolutely crushes the writing (Bias inc, it's my favourite game of all time).
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Today rainbow obsidian is believed by some to be particularly powerful in meditation to dissolve shock, fear or barriers.