Peridot Gemstone, also known as chrysolite, is a deep yellow-green, transparent variety of olivine. Peridot is one of the few gemstones that has only one color.

Peridot can be found in mafic and ultramafic rocks occurring in mantle lavas and peridotite xenoliths.

Hebei Peridot Gemstone

Who can wear Peridot?

Peridot (meaning Gritmani in Hindi) is associated with the planet Mercury. Astrologers recommend this gemstone to strengthen Mercury in an individual’s horoscope. A weak Mercury can affect a person’s intellect, communication, and mental health. Indian astrology prescribes the Peridot gemstone for Mithun (Gemini) and Kanya (Virgo) Rashi. Western astrology recommends Peridot, the August birthstone, for the Sun sign Cancer. Taurus, Libra, Capricorn and Aquarius Ascendants can also wear peridot.

Types of Peridot

Following are the types of Peridot:

Burmese peridot Gemstone
Burmese Peridot
Green Peridot Gemstone
Green Peridot
Hebei Peridot Gemstone
Hebei Peridot​
Changbai Peridot Gemstone
Changbai Peridot
Vietnamese Peridot Gemstone
Vietnamese Peridot​


Hold the Peridot Gemstone to the light and look inside with a magnifying glass. You should be able to see its color and internal structure. Peridot gemstones usually have strong birefringence; i.e, the light that enters them splits into two rays.

Yellow Green Peridot Gemstone



It highly balances human emotions

It is mostly advisable for people who want to maintain a peaceful mind

Yes, it can be cleaned using water