White opal, drop cabochon cut, 0.65 carat, origin Ethiopia

Translucent white opal, white or clear in color, it is the best known of the precious opals with its marvelous play of light.



An opal is a mineral composed of hydrated silica.
The water content is usually between 3% and 9%, it can reach 30% depending on the variety.
There is a wide variety of opal, including Welo opal from Ethiopia, fire opal from Mexico, Brazil where there are also green fire opals, blue fire opal from Peru, fire opal from ‘Andamooka in Australia.

Ref: Op247/065E18
Weight: 0.65 carats
Cut/Shape: Pear cabochon
Clarity: Translucent
Size: 8.96 x 5.55 x 2.66mm
Color: Polychrome White
Hardness: 5.5/6.5 on Mohs scale
Origin: Ethiopia
Certificate of origin: Yes

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