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Mineral: olivine
Gem: peridot
Size: 5 mm x 6 mm (approx)
Carat: 0.7 ct
Cut: step cut squares
Origin: unknown
General Info: Peridot has been mined on St. John's Island (known in Arabic as Zibergit) for more than 3000 years. At one time it was known as Topazion and the gem was topazos. Now the name topaz is given to an entirely non-related gem. Peridot may be from the Arabic, "faridat" which means gem.
Additional Information
Typical native cut stones with large differences in pattern and depth.