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Forsterite var. Peridot from Peridot Mesa, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Gila County, Arizona

 
Forsterite var. Peridot from Peridot Mesa, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Gila County, Arizona

Forsterite var. Peridot from Peridot Mesa, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Gila County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 59441
Mineral:Forsterite var. Peridot
Locality:Peridot Mesa, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Gila County, Arizona
Description:Crystallized mass of transparent green peridot, the green gem variety of the mineral species forsterite, on black spinel-chromite matrix. The peridot at this locality occurs in these highly fractured masses that are mined for the occasional gem nodule. Ex. Paul Edwards collection #880
Overall Size:7.5x4.5x4 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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