Peridot was called the "Sun Gem" by the Egyptians who discovered it on a Red Sea island.
PERIDOT FROM SPACE
Meteorite Full of Peridot
Today, peridot can be found in a variety of other locations, including the United States and Pakistan, where many of the best specimens have been identified. Just a half-century ago, a massive meteorite was discovered in Argentina, containing a large amount of the sought-after peridot crystals.
Details of this stone: Shape & Cut: Octagon Stone type: Emerald Weight (cts): 7.75 Dimensions (mm): 12.58x10.46x8.12 Color: Vivid Green Treatment: Minor Oil Origin: Brazil Certified: GRS
What Was It Made Of?
The majority of it was purchased by an American collector and divided for sale. Special laser beams and spectrometry were used to detect elements such as lithium, vanadium, cobalt, manganese, nickel, and zinc. Which helps both researchers and buyers to understand more about the gems' origin.
According to a new study, pallasites were formed by a collision between an asteroid and a body the size of a planet that was just one-third the size of the Earth.
Minor Emerald Brazil 7.75 cts
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