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peridot

[′per·ə‚dät]
(mineralogy)
A gem variety of olivine that is transparent to translucent and pale-, clear-, or yellowish-green in color.
A variety of tourmaline approaching olivine in color.

peridot

August alternate birthstone. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319]
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