chrysolite

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a brown or yellow-green olivine found in igneous and metamorphic rocks and used as a gemstone

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One of them is described in the 'Inventory of the private jewellery of the Sovereign Imperial House' dating from 1871 as very similar to the piece of jewellery discussed here: both incorporate a diamond edging and green chrysolites (peridots), as well as diamond ornamentation on the horns and hooves of the ram's fleece.
The whole was embroidered with hundreds of pearls laced with two agates, twelve chrysolites, twelve garnets, a gold-mounted sapphire and a large pendant pearl.
95-8) The merchants brought him steatite from Sidon in their painted ships: The meanest cup that touched his lips was fashioned from a chrysolite.