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Peridot is a magnesium iron silicate mineral with a hardness of 7. Its crystal system is orthorhombic and it generally forms in short, compact prisms which are vertically striated. Its olive to lime green color is caused by iron. The name Peridot is of Greek origin, but the original meaning is not known.
Mystic Lore: Intuitive sources say Peridot is a stone of prosperity. It emits a warm and friendly energy, and is an excellent healing stone. It is said to aid in matters concerning the stomach, ulcers, colitis, digestion & diarrhea. It also can be used to ward off stress, fears & guilt.