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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 65547
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, filling gas cavities in gray basalt. The peridot at this locality occurs in these highly fractured masses that are mined for the gem nodules. Ex. D. Miller collection #M2667
Overall Size:4.5x3x3 cm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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