Peridot is gem-quality olivine, which is a silicate mineral . As peridot is the magnesium-rich variety of olivine. Olivine in general is a very abundant mineral, but gem quality peridot is rather rare. This is due to the mineral's chemical instability on the Earth's surface. Olivine is usually found as small grains.
Peridot offers deep healing vibrations to the whole body, and can be especially helpful to those recovering from illness or accidents. Specifically, Peridot can bring healing to the lungs, heart, and stomach, and is believed to assist in childbirth.
Good for Cabbing and Facet
Stone size ranges from 3-10 mm/ 1-4ct Pieces
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