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Peridot from
Myasein Taung, Pyaung Gaung, Bernardmyo, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Classification
Species:Forsterite var: Peridot
Formula:Mg2SiO4
Habit: peridots may be formed as individual euhedral to subhedral crystals with pinacoid, prism and pyramid faces, as well as in multiple clusters pointing towards the center of the pocket.
Colour:yellowish green to green
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Kyaw Thu (2007): The Igneous Rocks of the Mogok Stone Tract: Their Distributions, Petrography, Petrochemistry, Sequence, Geochronology and Economic Geology. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Geology, University of Yangon, Myanmar. (Reprinted by palaminerals.com) ; Shigley, J. E., Laurs, B. M., Janse, A. J. A., Elen, S., & Dirlam, D. M. (2010). Gem Localities of the 2000s. Gems & Gemology, 46(3).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Peridot data
Locality Data:Click here to view Myasein Taung, Pyaung Gaung, Bernardmyo, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar
Nearest other occurrences of Peridot
0.1km (0.1 miles) Pyaung Gaung, Bernardmyo, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar
1.0km (0.6 miles) Zalat-taung, Bernardmyo, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar
1.9km (1.2 miles) Htin-shu-taung, Bernardmyo, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar
2.2km (1.4 miles) Le-taw, Bernardmyo, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar
2.3km (1.4 miles) Panlin, Bernardmyo, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar
 
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