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Opal (Precious Opal) from near Mezezo, Shewa (also Shoa or Showa) Plateau, Amhara, Ethiopia

 
Opal (Precious Opal) from near Mezezo, Shewa (also Shoa or Showa) Plateau, Amhara, Ethiopia

Opal (Precious Opal) from near Mezezo, Shewa (also Shoa or Showa) Plateau, Amhara, Ethiopia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Opal (Precious Opal) from near Mezezo, Shewa (also Shoa or Showa) Plateau, Amhara, Ethiopia

DESCRIPTION:No. 36373
Mineral:Opal (Precious Opal)
Locality:near Mezezo, Shewa (also Shoa or Showa) Plateau, Amhara, Ethiopia
Description:Superb nodule of white fire opal with brilliant play of colors from green to orange to pink. The internal fire extends completely across the face and on the rear. This is the largest and best white opal I have ever seen from the deposit. Weight: 11.9 gr.
Overall Size:42x35x12 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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