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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 58509
Mineral:Forsterite var. Peridot (gem-grade crystal)
Locality:Suppat, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan
Description:Gem-grade transparent green peridot crystals, the green gem variety of the mineral species forsterite, with rounded outer surfaces and steep chisel-shaped terminations. Internally the peridot has clean areas that could produce faceted gemstones. Weight: 7.7 grams
Overall Size:20x14x12 mm
Crystals:18-20 mm
Status: For reference only
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