Is Top Quality Crystal Ethiopian "Sun Fire" Precious Opal, Welo Opal. Great for faceting, or cabochons, or investing.
It is shown wet on black background. Size is 64 x 60 x 40. Ethiopia produces beautiful precious Opal, Fire Opal and Black Opal, with an incredible variety of patterns and body colors.However, it is the elusive Ghost Phantom Opal from Ethiopia that is generating interest in the Ethiopian Opal market. While Opal comes in all shapes, sizes and colors, Ghost Phantom Opals are often thought to be by far the most interesting. These Opals earnt their name from their mysterious ghost like appearance.
Experts believe that Ethiopian Opal is a Hydrophane Opal, meaning that it is formed differently to sedimentary Opal. This would explain why the unique ghost like formations occur only in these particular types of Opals. Although most are formed with smooth coverage inside the Opal, the rare Ghost Phantom Opal creates bubbles or cloud formations within. The item "Ethiopian Precious Sun Fire Crystal Welo Opal Facet Rough FLASH 863.5 carats" is in sale since Wednesday, February 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Crystals & Mineral Specimens\Crystals".The seller is "seayourdreams" and is located in Redlands, California. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt, South africa, Reunion.