Opal (disambiguation)

Opal (disambiguation)

An opal is a gemstone.

Opal may also refer to:



Fictional characters

  • Opal Koboi One of the main antagonists of the Artemis Fowl book series
  • Opal Cortlandt, a long-running character on the soap opera All My Children
  • Opal (EastEnders) a fictional character on the BBC soap opera EastEnders


Research facilities


In the military


  • Opal card, a smart card used on Sydney's transport network
  • Opal (fuel), a brand of petrol produced by BP Australia
  • Hurricane Opal, a devastating hurricane in 1995
  • In classical genetics, opal was the name of the stop codon UGA
  • OPAL pipeline, a natural gas pipeline in Germany
  • Opal Telecom, a business broadband and telephone provider in the UK
  • Opal (band), a 1980s rock band from Los Angeles, USA
  • Open Air Laboratories Network (OPAL) a partnership initiative throughout England that aims to get the public more involved with nature through a range of local and national projects
  • Opal (butterfly), common name for the butterfly genus, Chrysoritis
  • Opal phytolith, ("plant stone") is a rigid microscopic body that occurs in many plants
  • Opal Tower (Leeds), a skyscraper in Leeds, UK
  • The Opal, a journal written by the patients of the Utica State Lunatic Asylum c. 1851
  • The Opal (annual), an annual gift book (1844-1849)

See also

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