Peridot natural rough olivine crystals in Basalt From Arizona . Pictures taken under light and enlarged to show detail of stone.
Peridot is typically a combination of volcanic basalt and peridotite, which is usually an amalgam of minerals including Olivine. It is one of the few gemstones to come from igneous rock, along with the rare and valuable diamond. The high content of olivine, up to 40% in peridotite, is what gives this normally volcanic rock, its lime-green shine Especially when contrasted with the common gray of basalt it rests upon.
It is believed to emit a warm and friendly energy. Used to magnify the particulars of a circumstance or situation that may be vexing an individual. The warm energy of peridot can also help lessen one’s inner rage.
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