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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 36431
Mineral:Opal (Precious Opal)
Locality:near Mezezo, Shewa (also Shoa or Showa) Plateau, Amhara, Ethiopia
Description:Elongated specimen polished fire opal showing broad areas of internal fire ranging from green to yellow to orange to red. The fire opal forms in elongated tubes running through common opal. These tubes are exposed on the sides and in section on the top.
Overall Size:23x13x10 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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