Peridot sometimes refer as Olivine due to its brilliant olive green or lime green. Peridot has a long history in Ancient Egypt relates to an Egyptian volcanic island of St. John (Zabargad) in the Red Sea. These gems are formed deep within the mantle of the earth, and are brought the the surface by volcanic activity.
Peridot is also found in certain types of iron meteorites, thus also known as “Gems from Space”. Peridot can remain its radiant shine both day and night even under artificial lighting. For this reason, people also named it as the "Evening Emerald".
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