Dendrite Opal is also known as Merlinite or Moss Opal. Dendritic Opal is a form of common opal with dark dendrites, identified by inclusions resembling small trees, moss, or fern. This stone is known to promote spiritual growth and is said to be the stone of alchemists and sorcerers. Dendritic opal is also thought to store powerful knowledge and ancient wisdom as well as assist with accessing past or future lives or facilitate remote viewing. This crystal is also said to be a stone of duality, helping balance both yin/yang energies.