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Forsterite var. Peridot - set of five crystals in Riker Mount from St. John's Island, Red Sea, Egypt

 
Forsterite var. Peridot - set of five crystals in Riker Mount from St. John's Island, Red Sea, Egypt

Forsterite var. Peridot - set of five crystals in Riker Mount from St. John's Island, Red Sea, Egypt

Forsterite var. Peridot - set of five crystals in Riker Mount from St. John's Island, Red Sea, Egypt

DESCRIPTION:No. 45910
Mineral:Forsterite var. Peridot - set of five crystals in Riker Mount
Locality:St. John's Island, Red Sea, Egypt
Description:Five transparent yellow-green peridot crystals, the gem variety of the mineral species forsterite, mounted in a cotton-filled Riker Mount for display. All crystals are gem grade and four are totally flawless. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #11505; ex. Lazard Cahn (1865-1940); ex. Wards in 1989
Overall Size:8x7x2.5 cm Riker Mount
Crystals:7-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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