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Record Type: concept
opal (mineral, inorganic material, ... Materials (Hierarchy Name))

 

Note: A mineral or mineral gel consisting of packed spheres of silica. Used as a gemstone, it is characterized by a flashing mixture of colors when light falls on the surface.
 
Terms:
opal (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
opals (C,U,LC,English,AD,U,N)
蛋白石 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
貓眼石 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
dàn bái shí (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
dan bai shi (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
tan pai shih (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
opaal (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
opale (C,U,French-P,D,U,N)
opales (C,U,French,AD,U,N)
ópalo (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (Hierarchy Name)
.... Materials (Hierarchy Name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (matter)
........ materials (matter) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of mineral
.................... mineral (G)
Hierarchy of opal
........................ opal (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (Hierarchy Name)
.... Materials (Hierarchy Name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (matter)
........ materials (matter) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of rock
.................... rock (G)
Hierarchy of <rock by form>
........................ <rock by form> (G)
Hierarchy of stone (worked rock)
............................ stone (worked rock) (G)
Hierarchy of <stone by quality>
................................ <stone by quality> (G)
Hierarchy of gemstone
.................................... gemstone (G)
Hierarchy of <gemstones by specific type>
........................................ <gemstones by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of opal
............................................ opal (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 由球狀堆積的二氧化矽所組成的礦物或礦物凝膠,作為寶石用,其特色為其表面在光照之下,呈現閃亮的多重色彩。 
Dutch ..... Een mineraal of mineraalgel bestaande uit opgestapelde bolletjes van siliciumdioxide. Het wordt gebruikt als een halfedelsteen en wordt gekenmerkt door een flitsende mengeling van kleuren wanneer er licht op het oppervlak valt. 
Spanish ..... Mineral o gel mineral formado por esferas compactas de sílice. Se utiliza como gema. Se caracteriza por una mezcla brillante de colores cuando la luz toca su superficie.  

Sources and Contributors:
dan bai shi............  [TELDAP-now AS]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
dàn bái shí............  [TELDAP-now AS]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
opaal............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
opal............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
...........  AATA database (2002-) 126785 checked 26 January 2012
...........  Dictionary of Geological Terms (1984)
...........  Mitchell, Dictionary of Rocks (1985)
...........  Newman, Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry (1981)
...........  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
opale............  [CHIN Preferred]
..............  CHIN database (1988-)
opales............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
ópalo............  [CDBP-DIBAM Preferred]
..............  Diccionario de la Real Academia Española. Biblioteca de Consulta 2003 (2003)
..............  Wyllie y Argall, World Mining Glossary of Mining, Processing, and Geological Terms 149
opals............  [VP]
..............  BHA Subject Headings (1985-)
..............  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
tan pai shih............  [TELDAP-now AS]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
蛋白石............  [TELDAP-now AS Preferred]
...........  寶石圖鑑 p. 161
...........  寶石學 p. 212
...........  岩石與礦物圖鑑 p. 93
貓眼石............  [TELDAP-now AS]
...........  TELDAP database (2009-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-DIBAM, CHIN, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, TELDAP-now AS, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 126785 checked 26 January 2012
............  CHIN database (1988-)
............  Polytechnisch woordenboek En-Ne (1991)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Chinese (traditional) .......... [TELDAP-now AS]
.......... TELDAP database (2009-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-DIBAM]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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