Peridot Crystals Meanings and Properties
Peridot can also be used to treat skin complaints, both by wearing and also by bathing in its crystal water. Peridot nurtures, gives a sense of being 'held in light', and also of inner flow, helping us to feel calm, still and optimistic.
Alternative Names: Olivine, Night Emerald
Origin: Worldwide, notably Pakistan, U.S.A.
Mineral Species: Olivine Group
Mineral Group: Silicates
Chemical Formula: (Fe,Mg)2SiO4
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
Colour: Pale to bright green
Typical Appearance: Usually massive crystalline aggregates, occasionally as individual crystals.
Birthstone: Birthstone for Virgo (23rd August - 22nd September), Secondary Birthstone for Leo, Scorpio and Sagittarius
Chakra Alignment: Upper Heart and Heart; Solar Plexus and Sacral
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