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Peridot

Peridot

Physical Properties

Peridot is the gem variety of the mineral olivine. It has a very high birefringence. It has a distinct cleavage parallel to the vertical asis. It forms in striated prisms, rolled pebbles or nodules in volcanic areas. Very fine peridot has been found over history on the island of Zabargad, sometimes known as the Island of St John in the Red Sea. Other localities include China, Burma, Brazil, Hawaii and Arizona (USA), Australia, South Africa, Norway and Pakistan. Good quality crystals are rare. Chemical composition: Magnesium iron silicate Crystal structure: Orthorhombic Hardness: 6.5

Metaphysical Properties and Crystal Healing

Peridot or Olivine (called Chrysolite by the ancients): this cyrstal balances the glandular system, aids tissue regeneration, has beneficial influence on heart, pancreas, spleen, liver, adrenals, purifies body of toxins, enhances bloodstream, overall balancer and tonic for body and mind, helps reduce lethargy and laziness.Peridotaligns subtle bodies, increases intuitive awareness, reduces stress, stimulates mind, accelerates personal growth, opens new doors of opportunity, and helps turn dreams into reality. It also helps heal hurt feelings and protects the central nervous system.

In Astrology

Peridot is the Modern Birthstone of the star sign Virgo. In Traditional Astrology Peridot is considered the Traditional Birthstone of the star sign Libra. In the 12 tribes of Israel, the tribe of Asher is assigned the zodiac sign Libra and has the gemstone Chrysolite (another name for Peridot) ascribed to it.
The 17th century Christian astrologer William Lilly associated Chrysolite or Peridot with the planet Venus. The famous mineralogist George Frederick Kunz in his 20th century book 'The Curious Lore of Precious Stones' associated Peridot with the planet Mercury.

7 Chakras

Peridot activates Swadhisthana - the Sacral or Navel Chakra ( 2 ) and Manipura - the Solar Plexus Chakra ( 3 ) and Anahata, the Heart Chakra ( 4 )






Peridot Crystal

Peridot Crystal

Semi transparent gemmy peridot crystal. Magnesium Iron Silicate. Location: Kohistan, Pakistan Dimensions: 1.3 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm

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Peridot Crystal

Peridot Crystal

Semi transparent peridot crystal. Magnesiom Iron Silicate. Location: Kohistan, Pakistan. Dimensions: 1.5 x 2.2 x 1.2 cm

£24.00

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peridot-polished-01

peridot-polished-01

Peridot Free Standing, Polished From the Peter Kleiner Collection A: Size 1.7cm x 1.4cm x 0.4cm approx B: Size 1.9cm x 1.7cm x 0.4cm approx Please...

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Peridot-polished-02

Peridot-polished-02

Peridot Polished Pebbles From the Peter Kleiener Collection A: size: 2cm x 1cm x 0.5cm approx B: size: 2.3cm x 1cm x 0.5cm approx C: size: 2cm x...

£20.00

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