Ice Cream Opal!! Tiffany Stone Polished Cabochon Silver Pendant from USA - 1.8"

This is a very nice Tiffany Stone polished cabochon silver pendant from USA. Tiffany Stone is the name provided to a mixture of stone that consists of Clear Quartz, Bertrandite, Opal, and Purple Fluorite. Other names used for Tiffany stone are "opalized fluorite," "ice cream opal" and "bertrandite."
The most appropriate name for Tiffany stone is "opal fluorite" or "opalized fluorite." These names reasonably represent the composition of most specimens. It is also called "ice cream stone" because of its delicious color.
Location: Brush Wellman beryllium mine, at Spor Mountain, western Utah
Size: 4.6 x 1.6 x 0.5 Centimeters with bail
Weigh: 6.3 Grams

Interesting Fact: There are numerous stories behind the name "Tiffany Stone." Some people attribute the name to Tiffany and Company, the famous luxury goods retailer. The company has never been associated with the mine or with Tiffany stone. Others attribute the name to the daughter of a Brush Wellman employee who collected the colorful nodules brought home by her father. This story is possible, but the names of the miner or his daughter are not found in any written record.