Peridot is a beautiful transparent green stone that used to be worshipped by the people of Brazil. Benefits: It enhances the power of Mercury, and thus Peridot is used to curb the problems caused by a weak mercury. The ancient Egyptian kings had immense faith in its powers and even believed that Peridot could break the evil spell and dig into the mysteries of the darkness.
Peridot Rs. 1100.00 Per Ratti, 2100.00 Per Ratti.
Category : Carbonate mineral
Crystal symmetry : Orthorhombic dipyramidal
Chemical formula : Al2SiO4(F,OH)2
Strunz classification : 9.AF.35
Color : Colorless, blue, brown, orange, gray, yellow, green, pink and reddish pink
Crystal system : Orthorhombic
Crystal habit : Prismatic crystals with faces striated parallel to long dimension; also columnar, compact, massive
Mohs scale hardness : 8 (defining mineral)
Luster : Vitreous
Streak : White
Specific gravity : 3.49–3.57
Diaphaneity : Transparent
Optical properties : Biaxial (+)
Refractive index : 1.606–1.629, 1.609–1.631, 1.616–1.638