Peridot from the San Carlos Indian Reservation

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Description

This peridot is from the San Carlos Indian Reservation in Gila County, Arizona, USA. Basalt deposits in this locale often contain vesicles and vugs that are filled with deposits of peridot like this typical specimen. Peridot is a variety of the mineral fosterite which is a silicate that contains the elements Mg, O and Si. This piece consists of a basalt matrix that hosts several peridot deposits with minor deposits of diopside, It measures approximately 3 x 3 x 1 3/4 inches or 76 x 76 x 45 mm.

Additional information

Weight 22 oz

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