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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 36434
Mineral:Opal var. Precious Opal
Locality:near Mezezo, Shewa (also Shoa or Showa) Plateau, Amhara, Ethiopia
Description:Egg-shaped specimen of polished fire opal showing areas of brilliant color 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:21x18x18 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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