Wollo Province, Ethiopia
Welo Opals are a unique and beautiful type of opal found in Ethiopia. Famous for its gem quality, translucency, unique patterns and vibrant rainbow fire are finer than most other kinds of opal. This gemstone features red fire strongly across a wide surface area which is rare and is millions of years old. The opals replace cavities left over in host rock to create these wonderful mixtures of mineral and gemstone! The full spectrum of rainbows in this specimen are bright and are captivating and is cut and polished into a fabulous cabochon to be set into a piece of jewelry or an addition to any gem and mineral collection.
Dimensions: L 10cm x H 30cm x W 11cm
Weight: 17 cts
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