Forsterite (Var: Peridot)
Sapat Gali (Soppat; Suppat; Sumpat), Manshera, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan
Miniature, 4.8 x 3.9 x 2.0 cm
A BIG compound crystal of peridot from the prime peridot locality. The color is the classic grassy green, and much of the crystal is gemmy. There is contact on one side and the lower back, but the crystal is complete. It weighs 55 grams!