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Forsterite var. Peridot from St. John's Island, Red Sea, Egypt

 
Forsterite var. Peridot from St. John's Island, Red Sea, Egypt

DESCRIPTION:No. 21212
Mineral:Forsterite var. Peridot
Locality:St. John's Island, Red Sea, Egypt
Description:Transparent single crystal of green peridot variety of forsterite with well formed termination. Nearly flawless internally. See the article Famous Mineral Localities: Saint John's Island, Egypt in Mineralogical Record, Nov.-Dec., 1976.
Overall Size:9x9x5 mm
Crystals:9 mm
Status: For reference only
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