Common opal is opaque while its more precious cousin is translucent. Common opal exists in many colors. White and cream are prevalent in the US (Oregon) and the prized pink and blues are found in Peru. This is an emotionally nurturing, mothering quality of crystal energy. For states of worry, distress, upset opal is gentle and helps clear what is not helpful without bringing issues to a full fledged crisis. The white opal is a stone of magic and light. Its angelic glow and curious iridescence make it a precious stone for collectors, crystal lovers, and expert jewelers. It is a stone of calm, serenity and balance.