Forsterite (Var: Peridot)
Sapat Gali (Soppat; Suppat; Sumpat), Manshera, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan
Thumbnail, 2.6 x 2.3 x 2.0 cm
A crystal of peridot (forsterite) from the premier locality - a really good one, showing the classic silky luster, bright green color, sharp form and good translucency. Complete, undamaged and un-contacted all the way around. This fine crystal weighs 14 grams.