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Forsterite var. Peridot (gem-grade crystal) from Suppat, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan

 
Forsterite var. Peridot (gem-grade crystal) from Suppat, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan

Forsterite var. Peridot (gem-grade crystal) from Suppat, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan

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Forsterite var. Peridot (gem-grade crystal) from Suppat, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan

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Forsterite var. Peridot (gem-grade crystal) from Suppat, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan

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Forsterite var. Peridot (gem-grade crystal) from Suppat, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 57216
Mineral:Forsterite var. Peridot (gem-grade crystal)
Locality:Suppat, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan
Description:Terminated gem-grade (cuttable) transparent green peridot crystal, the green gem variety of the mineral species forsterite, with rounded outer surfaces. Complete crystals of peridot are rare and now difficult to obtain. Collected ca. 1995. Weight: 20.0 grams
Overall Size:29x19x19 mm
Crystals:29 mm
Status: For reference only
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