About White Opals
White Opal (natural type 1 opal) - is mainly found in South Australia (Coober Pedy and Mintabie are some of the most famous places) and in White Cliff in New South Wales. Some people also call it milky opal. It has a milky or white body tone, and is a lot more common than the black opal. It can have the same play of colour on top as a black opal, but because of the lighter body tone is not as valuable as black Opal. A Solid white opal got 6- 12 % water content.