Forsterite (Var: Peridot)
Sapat Gali (Soppat; Suppat; Sumpat), Manshera, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan
Thumbnail, 1.4 x 1.3 x 0.8 cm
A superb, gem crystal of peridot with excellent grass-green color (not the frequent murkier green) - from the premier peridot locality. It is extremely gemmy, with the typical silky surface luster. Perfect form, no contacts or damage.