Play-of-colour opal from Wegel Tena, Wollo Province, Ethiopia
A new opal deposit was discovered in 2008 near the village of Wegel Tena, in the volcanic rocks of Ethiopia’s Wollo Province.
Abstracts; Summer 2009
This article, from the Summer 2009 issue of Gems & Gemmology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemmology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemmology.
Green Opal From East Africa
Gemmological and chemical analysis of bright green gem-quality opal from Tanzania.
Opal from the Shewa Province, Ethiopia
Opal occurs as nodules in volcanic rocks at a new gem opal locality in the Menz Gishe district of Shewa Province, Ethiopia.