That clock has four faces made of opal, estimated at a value of $10-20 million.
In that case, at least, Little, Brown responded by pulling opal from the bookshelves.
The rebels then turned their guns on the family huddled in the opal.
One of the more positive parts of your personal life is your marriage to opal Stone Perlman, which has lasted over three decades.
The mineral is also used in the production of opal glass and enamel ware.
Prince looked at the dead man and at the opal serpent which he held in his hand.
And while these two worthy ladies worried and fretted, opal Ledoux laughed and dreamed.
By the way, sir, why did you not tell Hurd that Tray gave you the opal brooch?
McGuire had to force his eyes away from the unreal beauty of opal walls like the fairy structures they had seen.
Several clients came and went, and I forgot about the opal serpent.
1590s, from Middle French opalle (16c.), from Latin opalus (Pliny), supposedly from Greek opallios, possibly ultimately from Sanskrit upala-s "gem, precious stone." Used in Middle English in Latin form (late 14c.).
A usually transparent mineral consisting of hydrous silica. Opal can occur in almost any color, but it is often pinkish white with a milky or pearly appearance. It typically forms within cracks in igneous rocks, in limestones, and in mineral veins. It also occurs in the silica-rich shells of certain marine organisms. Chemical formula: SiO2·nH2O.