Peridot Crystal Meaning Emits a warm and friendly energy. Used to magnify the inner aspects of any situation. Helps to regulate cycles in life and heal bruised ego by assisting one in the lessening of anger or jealousy. Also used to wealth and general good health. Thought by many to bring good fortune. Assists with dealing with the loss of person.
Peridot Physical Properties Peridot is the gem variety of olivine it is known also as Chrysolite or Evening Emerald. Olivine (not an official mineral) is made up of two minerals: fayalite (an iron rich member Fe2SiO4) and forsterite (an magnesium rich member Mg2SiO4). Peridot is usually closer to forsterite in composition with the iron giving it its colour, only green varying from light yellow-green to bottle-green with a white streak. Peridot is a volcanic gem that contains the same composition as molten magma, it is found in ultramafic igneous rocks that formed from metamorphosed impure limestone's. Group SILICATES, Composition (Mg,Fe)2SiO4, Hardness 6.5-7.0, Crystal Structure ORTHORHOMBIC