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Opal (var. Crystal Fire Opal) from 570 km north of Addis Ababa, Wello (Wollo), Delanta Plateau, Tigray, Ethiopia

 
Opal (var. Crystal Fire Opal) from 570 km north of Addis Ababa, Wello (Wollo), Delanta Plateau, Tigray, Ethiopia

Opal (var. Crystal Fire Opal) from 570 km north of Addis Ababa, Wello (Wollo), Delanta Plateau, Tigray, Ethiopia

Opal (var. Crystal Fire Opal) from 570 km north of Addis Ababa, Wello (Wollo), Delanta Plateau, Tigray, Ethiopia

DESCRIPTION:No. 44835
Mineral:Opal (var. Crystal Fire Opal)
Locality:570 km north of Addis Ababa, Wello (Wollo), Delanta Plateau, Tigray, Ethiopia
Description:Transparent fire opal rough with conchoidal surfaces revealing intense green, blue, and orange internal flashes of color. Must be seen to be appreciated. This new find is also called Crystal Opal because it is transparent and as hard as Brazilian opal. Total weight 51.32 carats
Overall Size:33x25x22 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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