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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44115
Mineral:Opal (var. Fire Opal Hydrophane)
Locality:near Mezezo, Shewa (also Shoa or Showa) Plateau, Amhara, Ethiopia
Description:Unusually large circular nodule of flesh-colored fire opal polished on the top face to highlight the complex and colorful internal fire or play of colors that ranges from orange to green to blue. Hydrophane opal does NOT dehydrate and is stable. Total weight 34.9 grams (appoximately 209 carats)
Overall Size:47x47x14 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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