A gemstone is a piece of mineral crystal that, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewelry or other adornments. Peridot Gemstone could be a gem-quality variety of the mineral olivine. It belongs to the forsterite-fayalite mineral series. A few indeed refer to peridot as ‘olivine’, but when it comes to the gemstone, ‘peridot’ is the right term. Peridot is one of the few gemstones that occur in only one color: an olive-green. The intensity and tint of the green, however, depends on the percentage of iron in the crystal structure, so the color of individual peridot gems can vary from yellow, to olive, to brownish-green.
Why should you choose Peridot Gemstone? This is an idiochromatic jewel, meaning its color comes from the essential chemical composition of the mineral.In this way, peridot is found as it were in green. In reality, peridot is one of the few gemstones accessible that can be found as it were in one color, in spite of the fact that the shades of green may shift from light yellowish to dark brownish-green. Add a stunning Peridot stone to your gems assortment today.
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