Where did the word peridot come from and when?

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Date created: Mon, Apr 5, 2021 2:29 AM
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  • Wherever the word originated, it’s been around for a long time - an English bishop used the word Peridot in his will in 1245 when he left the stone to St Albans Abbey. Some of the first Peridots were mined by the Ancient Egyptians on an island located in the Red Sea.

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