October 27, 2014
Monday Geology Picture: Peridot at the Smithsonian
Posted by Evelyn Mervine
For this week’s “Monday Geology Picture” I thought that I would share another image from my recent (June 2014) trip to the Smithsonian Natural History Museum. Peridot is my favorite gemstone, and I saw some truly stunning peridot gemstones on display at the Smithsonian. Aren’t they lovely?
Here’s a closer view of some of the pretty peridot gems:
I’m still in the field, but when I’m back home in a few days I hope to catch up on some blogging… stay tuned!