Forsterite (Var: Peridot)
Sapat Gali (Soppat; Suppat; Sumpat), Manshera, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan
Miniature, 3.4 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm
From the prime worldwide peridot locality -- look at the intense bright green of this peridot crystal! It has the traditional chisel termination and silky luster, and is flanked by several smaller crystals - with just a bit of matrix.