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Forsterite var. Peridot from Kilbourne Hole, Doņa Ana County, New Mexico

 
Forsterite var. Peridot from Kilbourne Hole, Doņa Ana County, New Mexico

Forsterite var. Peridot from Kilbourne Hole, Doņa Ana County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 50207
Mineral:Forsterite var. Peridot
Locality:Kilbourne Hole, Doņa Ana County, New Mexico
Description:Fractured green peridot, the gem variety of the mineral species forsterite, in gray volcanic matrix. The peridot is internally transparent, occasionally large enough for use as gemstones. This locality is a maar volcanic crater in SE New Mexico. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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