Opal is a hydrated amorphous form of silica, which is not a crystalline form (mineral) but rather a mineraloid. Opal is a fairly common stone that exhibits iridescence when polished. There are many different types of raw Opal, and exhibit the same amount of metaphysical capabilities even though it may not look as pretty as a polished stone.
The name “Opal” was most likely derived from the Sanskrit word “upala,” which translates to “valuable stone.”
Yellow Opal relates to the solar plexus chakra, and can help to affirm power and drive in business situations. It facilities gut instincts, which can help you choose clearly between alternatives. It is energizing and revitalizing, and promotes an overall happy energy. Yellow Opals are especially great for those born under the Leo zodiac sign. It is also great for those with the Leo midheaven sign – to encourage flourishing in career fields.
Common Opal is a type of Opal that does not exhibit iridescence, and looks more white. It is also a great stone to work with during business dealings; starting your own business or moving up an existing career ladder. It helps to create balance, by cooling excess yang or heating deficient yin. It is an ideal stone for those born under the Libra zodiac sign, who always strive for balance.
Black Opal is a type of Opal that is beneficial to work with during depression or depressive states. It can help to clear your mind so you can actually visualize a state of health. It helps to motivate you to become a better version of yourself. It is especially great for Cancer, Scorpio, and Sagittarius zodiac signs.