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Peridot Olivine, the Olive Green Gemstone

Peridot Olivine, the Olive Green Gemstone

Peridot in its pure form is really the mineral olivine, which is primarily composed of magnesium and iron as well as oxygen and silicon, and with manganese and nickel being sometimes present elements of the green peridot. When it the mineral is of gemstone quality, it is called peridot or chrysolite, having derived its name for […]

August 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Peridot: The “Evening Emerald” and the August Birthstone

Peridot: The “Evening Emerald” and the August Birthstone

He maketh me to lie in green pastures. He leadeth me beside still waters. He restoreth my soul. In the beloved twenty-third Psalm of the Holy Bible, the serenity of verdant fields is invoked to show the goodness of the Lord. That same brilliant green that speaks of prosperity and peace is captured in a […]

August 6, 2014 | By | Reply More