Re: African opal
I would guess this is the Ethiopian, Wello/Welo opal material. Once it is mined, folks have tried to take it out various routes to avoid gov. taxes and export controls. Check over at opalauctions forum (http://forums.opalauctions.com/) and you can probably get a better answer.
From Steve Shimatzki - April 04, 2011 at 06:47:26