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The trade name for a yellowish-green variety of tourmaline, approaching olivine in color; used as a semiprecious gemstone.
References for Ceylonese Peridot
U.S. Bureau Mines glossary.
Chambers’s Mineralogical Dictionary (1964) Chemical Publishing Co., Inc., New York, NY, USA (reprint): 14.
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