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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. 39998
Mineral:Opal (Precious Opal)
Locality:near Mezezo, Shewa (also Shoa or Showa) Plateau, Amhara, Ethiopia
Description:Large circular precious opal specimen with the top polished to highlight the vivid green-orange-blue-red internal fire (play of colors) throughout. This is hydrophane opal and requires no storage in water. One of the best Ethiopian opals I have seen.
Overall Size:54x54x12 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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