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Forsterite var. Peridot from Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii

 
Forsterite var. Peridot from Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii

Forsterite var. Peridot from Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii

DESCRIPTION:No. 34052
Mineral:Forsterite var. Peridot
Locality:Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii
Description:Transparent green fragments of forsterite, variety peridot in gas cavities in solidified lava. Looks beautiful under magnification. Similar to the peridot found in the volcanics in Arizona.
Overall Size:5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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