Rainbow Obsidian is a variety of
that has sheen of spectral hues to interference of light, which is caused by included layers of minute bubbles.
Banded iridescence in various colours in volcanic glass.
Rainbow Obsidian Gemstones by Colour
This table shows the variety of hues this gemstone can be found in. Click on a photo for more information.
A variety or type of:
, which is a variety of
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