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Forsterite var. Peridot from Sidamo Province, Ethiopia

 
Forsterite var. Peridot from Sidamo Province, Ethiopia

Forsterite var. Peridot from Sidamo Province, Ethiopia

DESCRIPTION:No. 46960
Mineral:Forsterite var. Peridot
Locality:Sidamo Province, Ethiopia
Description:Water-worn gem crystals of peridot, the green gem variety of the mineral species forsterite. The peridot crystals have satin luster on the surfaces, but are clearly transparent internally. Total: 36 crystals, 92.3 grams Ex. Frank Jeager collection
Overall Size:Various
Crystals:12-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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