|Dimensions (mm)||15 x 12 x 11mm|
|Weight (carats)||17.07 carats|
This is a natural untreated specimen of peridot ready for faceting.
Eye clean but some inclusions
As with all our stock you may return it for a full refund if not touched in any way.
Arizona peridot comes from the San Carlos Indian Reservation approximately 100 miles east of Phoenix, Arizona. Local members of the tribe mine on top of Peridot Mesa using hand tools to pry the green peridot crystals from pockets inside the volcanic basalt matrix. Occasionally dynamite is used to open up new or existing prospects. Much of the Arizona peridot that is retrieved is heavily included or of a less desirable olive green color. Enhancements or treatments are not typically performed on Arizona peridot. Arizona peridot is notorious for having cleavage planes and inclusions but when you get a nice piece of rough the finished gemstone is amazi
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