Peridot – August Birthstone

Peridot (also sometimes called Chrysolite) is the gemstone derived from the mineral Olivine, so named because it’s coloured olive-green, with a tinge of gold. Olivine is a magnesium iron silicate, and it’s the iron that produces the greenness. Peridot is found in rocks that have erupted during volcanic activity, and it also occurs, much more

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