Opal Properties and Meaning

Opal is a member of the Mineraloid family. It usually forms in veins within other rocks, in a great many, many colors. This mineral is readily available. Read more about Opal healing properties information and view the beautiful photo galleries below.

Opal Fast Facts

Opal Physical Properties

Physical Makeup
Hydrated silica. SiO2·nH2O
Variety Of
Common Locations
Australia, USA, Ethiopia, Mexico, Peru
5.5 – 6.0
Colors & Variations
Index of Refraction
1.450 (+.020, -.080)
Subvitreous to Waxy
Specific Gravity
2.15 (+.08, -.90)
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Opal Healing Properties and Meaning

Chakra Associations
Dependent on Color
Subtle Bodies
Emotional, Mental
Zodiac Sign:
Cancer, Libra, Scorpio
Positions On Body
Musical Note
Emotional Influence
Compassion, Love, Self Esteem
Spiritual Gifts
Divine Love, Spiritual Awakening
Diseases Treated
Circulation, Diabetes, Hypoglycemia
Nutrients Boosted
Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin A and Vitamin K
Psychological Influence
Analysis, Reduced Stess
Physical Body
Skin, Circulatory System

Intuitive Healing – Spiritual Trigger Words & Phrases For Opal

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Dream State

General Opal Crystal Healing Information

For what and How Does One Use it?

Opal brings creativity, joy, love, harmony, hope and calms emotional responses. It encourages optimism, enthusiasm and creativity, balancing these traits to bring about smooth manifestation of ones desires and needs into the physical World. This stone ignites passion, the releasing of inhibitions and  enhances ones love for all beings in the universe.

As an elixir, Opal is very good for treating degenerative diseases. It strengthens and benefits the eyes, hair, fingernails and skin. An Opal elixir is also good for helping the body remain hydrated during stressful events, both physical and emotional.


Opal Crystal Galleries and High Resolution Photo


Mexican Opal Specimen

Mexican Opal


Mexican Opal Specimen

Mexican Opal


Australian Opal Veins Specimen

Australian Opal Veins


Australian Opal Veins Specimen

Australian Opal Veins

Click the Opal Crystal below for a high resolution photo!

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2 thoughts on “Opal

  1. Khecharii Rappaport

    I purchased a yellow opal from Tanzania Africa. Is there qualities different in it from the other opals?  

    Thank you,



    • Hi There,
      Yes, they will have their own unique set of properties over and above the “default” opal healing attributes. As I do not have any myself, I cannot comment on what those properties might be sorry.

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