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😳🔥Can’t get enough opals? Check out this extravagant Ethiopian chocolate opal nodule, displaying ridiculously beautiful green and orange fire!! This curved nodule section is wrapped in matrix rock, revealing a smooth interior of rich crimson-chocolate opal. Electric flames gleam on one side of the opal, and mysterious deep blue and red flashes across the other. Large, lovely, and a perfect gift for the serious opal lover! 😳🔥 Locality: Ethiopia. 1.38" x 1.13" x 0.75", 16.8 g (0.59 oz)–yours for $152 on PhenomenalGems.Etsy.com. #ethiopia #ethiopianopal #opals #raw #unpolished #rainbow #flash #electric #large #xl #nodule #chocolate #fire #mineralspecimen #gemstones #crystals #minerals #jewelrysupply #meditation #display #collection #healingcrystals #mineralogy #phenomenalgems #etsy #etsysellersofinstagram #giftideas

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Diffraction opal from Ethiopia…

The high quality volcanic opals of Wollo Province have burst upon the gem scene over the last decade. This 4.43 carat cabochon is unique in showing a diffraction pattern in the play of colour. The points of light move in a synchronised manner and change colour when the light source is moved.

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Image credit: B. Rondeau.