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Peridot: The stone of




The peridot is a very unique mineral and as that there are different types of descriptions that may be convenient to read if you want to know all the information there is, if, by any chance, you have a way of acquiring this gem.

Every gem goes through studies in order to know what they are, this way we can learn in detail the messages that it’s constantly sending with unknown information, that is, it is always good to know if there are different colors, sizes, chemical chains and a variety of links that must be taken out of the picture in order to get the whole clean information from structure to colors.


This small mineral fragment called peridot, is in fact a stone which is part of the chemical groups that classifies them correctly, specifically, this mineral belongs to the olivine group, this matter has a great percentage of magnesium within its structure and possesses that typical glassy shine which is the same that comes from glass or mirrors, that attribute it’s something delicate and with it we can guarantee that the stone we are about to purchase it’s in fact real.

This gem is of a separate classification called idiochromatics which simply indicates that the color of this stone is a conjugation of all its minerals or a large part of them, achieving in this way the exact chemical composition of the same material, being the complete opposite of gems or rocks that change colors due to errors or by forces outside their natural basic composition.

The impurities that are seen in this mineral or rock do not affect the colors of the stone and by ignoring this type of impurities it is only pigmented by a single color and in this casethis matter is a somewhat strong green for the eyes or maybe it is not. The chromatic quality of this stone is quite serious because it does not let anything affect it and that’s why its green tone never changes; having strength on that aspect is a great benefit since it correctly shows the true rock.

The Peridot is one of the few precious stones that at the moment of being found in excavations of the deposits, its color is still just one, this means that no type of treatment will change its colors, its chemical barriers are strong enough to not change and therefore wherever it is found it can only be found in a single color and will always be this, green.



They are usually confused with emeralds despite the colors, but it has molecules and components that have it to stand outand end the confusion. Etymologically this stone is a derivativespecifically speaking of the name and it is judged as a derivative of a first name in an Arabic word for gems. Formerly, it was called the gold and sun stone.

Today the shades that start from a green to perhaps a somewhat relaxed yellow can make people relax and for that very reason is that these colors are used in other areas of life, due to the quiet transmission from green to yellow. Due to the color of this precious stone it fell in the nomination of olivine. The history surrounding this mineral can be a bit strange and even typical if you have heard old stories of the other gems.

The ancient Egyptians were the only humans in charge of extracting minerals of this type on the island of the Tojo Sea in Zabargad, in this island, large specimens of Peridot were born. They now rest in history museums in which they are shown to all people to let them know a little more about these species.

This stone has a formation or development to four hundred kilometers under the surface of the earth which does not make the extraction easy and rather leaves the doubt of how they do to reach such a long distance, the temperature that is applied to these stones for his development is around eight hundred to a thousand degrees Celsius. This mineral ispraisedall the time for being almost the only one to have a single color that doesn’t change for any reason from its creation until itsdisappearance; there is a table that describes the colors that are always found in this type of gem.


The deposits are historically in the volcanic islands on the Tojo sea to the east of Egypt and this is the most important deposit in the whole history of the world and it is estimated that around three thousand five hundred years lasted the exploitation time of the deposit, this shows of the level of gems that could be found at that time. After that long time of exploitation the mine was abandoned for different reasons and then years later it was rediscovered and from that moment if it was fully exploited until the point was reached where finding a single fragment of this material on the ground was not possible.

The most important exploitation deposits in the world are found in Pakistan and this, over the previous one, is considered better because of the better qualities of the minerals. This beautiful material is so precious that not all people can have the economic ability to acquire a single piece.

In ancient times it was believed that this material was a gift that Mother Nature allowed to extract over time, but it turned out to be the union of many chemical components that resulted in this perfect admired exemplary. Each sign of the zodiac has a different meaning for this same gem that ranges from the protection to elegance.

Many nation leaders have used this type of mineral to demonstrate their powers and, in addition, they wanted to be friendly with everyone, fair with all its rules and mandates and wise to solve any problem that may arise.