McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams

Home » Gemstones » Opal » White Opal

White Opal: Also Known as Light Opal


Pictures and video of white opals



What is White Opal?



"Light opal" and "white opal" are terms used for opal material that has a white, yellow or cream body color. This is the most common body color for precious opal.

These stones were cut from material mined at Coober Pedy, South Australia. They are calibrated 8 x 6 millimeter cabochons.






Find it on Geology.com




More from Geology.com


Gems from Space
Gems from Space A number of materials from space have been used as attractive gems.
Soapstone
Soapstone is a metamorphic rock with properties that make it suitable for a variety of projects.
Asteroid Impact Map
Asteroid Impact Map: Explore fifty of the most obvious asteroid impact craters on Earth.
Sand
Sand is a diverse material. This gallery includes photos of sand from around the world.
Sea Level Rise Map
Sea Level Rise Map: A Google map that shows where flooding will occur as sea level rises.
Helium
Helium is a byproduct of the natural gas industry. Its most important use is in MRI.
Gold
Gold - An important metal for thousands of years - uses, prospecting, mining, production.
oil fields at night
Oil from Space at Night These night views of Earth show oil field illumination and gas flaring.


White Opal
Two white opals cut from material mined in Coober Pedy, South Australia. They are calibrated cabochons measuring 8 x 6 millemeters.




More Gemstones
  100+ Gems
  Rose Quartz
  Emerald
  Ruby and Sapphire
  Pictures of Opal
  Diamond
  Turquoise
  United States Gemstones

© 2005-2015 Geology.com. All Rights Reserved.
Images, code and content of this website are property of Geology.com. Use without permission is prohibited. Pages on this site are protected by Copyscape.