Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Opal on Steins

Opal

Feature Name Opal
Clean Name Opal
Feature ID 14991
Target Steins
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent -
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
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Quad -
Reference [272] - The Nature Company Guides: Rocks and Fossils, by Arthur B. Busbey III, Robert R. Coenraads, Paul Willis, and David Roots: Time Life Books, Australia, 1996.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 09, 2012
Origin Non-crystalline gemstone noted for its rich play of colors when turned in the light.
Last Updated May 09, 2012 12:00 PM