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.
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.