Where does peridot come from and where is it mined?

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Date created: Sun, Aug 15, 2021 1:37 PM
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  • Peridot is a gem that is of a yellowish-green color. One of the earliest Peridot discoveries dates back to ancient Egypt on a coastal island once called St. John's (now Zeberget) in the Red Sea. Mining inside the Arizona deposits takes place by hand, according to the American Gem Traders Association Website.

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