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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 79137
Mineral:Peridot crystal (gem variety of Forsterite)
Locality:Suppat, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan
Description:Lustrous transparent green peridot crystal, the green gem variety of the mineral species forsterite, with remnants of white clay in crevices on the bottom. The outer edges of the peridot crystal are abraded from alluvial wear, typical of early crystals. Collected ca. 1995. Weight: 1.2 grams
Overall Size:13x8x6 mm
Crystals:13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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