Peridot Photos       
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Roger Weller, geology instructor                       

wellerr@cochise.edu

 

Peridot                                                      
last edited:  11/11/17    number of photos:  13                          
Peridot is olivine, (Mg,Fe)SiO4
hardness: 6.5 to 7
olivine as a mineral
 

faceted peridot

peridot, faceted:  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I

 

peridot, uncut

peridot, olivine in basalt:  A 

peridot, olivine nodule
peridot, loose olivine crystals:  A  B

 

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