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Forsterite var. Peridot from Suppatt, Kohistan District, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan

 
Forsterite var. Peridot from Suppatt, Kohistan District, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan

Forsterite var. Peridot from Suppatt, Kohistan District, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan

Forsterite var. Peridot from Suppatt, Kohistan District, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan

Forsterite var. Peridot from Suppatt, Kohistan District, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 50038
Mineral:Forsterite var. Peridot
Locality:Suppatt, Kohistan District, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan
Description:Three parallel transparent peridot crystals, the green gem variety of the mineral species forsterite, with custom-made base by Alec Madoff. The peridot crystals are exceptionally clean internally with large flawless areas throughout. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #701; ex. Wayne Thompson
Overall Size:4.5x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:25-45 mm
Status: For reference only
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