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Forsterite var. Peridot from Sidamo Province, Ethiopia

 
Forsterite var. Peridot from Sidamo Province, Ethiopia

DESCRIPTION:No. 39008
Mineral:Forsterite var. Peridot
Locality:Sidamo Province, Ethiopia
Description:Gem-grade transparent green peridot variety of forsterite. The outer surface is rounded due to alluvial wear. The internal clarity is easily visible and this could produce a clean faceted gemstone. The bottom is incomplete. Ex. Frank Jaeger collection
Overall Size:26x22x10 mm
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Status: For reference only
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