Peridot

Chemical Formula: (Mg,Fe)2SiO4
Traditional Birthstone for August.

Description

Peridot is the gem form of the mineral Olivine. The beautiful bright green color of Peridot is produced by magnesium. Peridot is one of the only gems that come in a single color. It has been found in Pallasite meteorites as an inclusion within the stony iron structure.

Metaphysical Properties

Peridot cleanses the heart chakra, and aids in letting go of the past. Its energy encourages us to be more open to love, joy, and true happiness. Keep Peridot with you when feeling unsatisfied with current daily routines to see the innate beauty of life.