Definition of Peridote
1. peridot [n -S] - See also: peridot
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Literary usage of Peridote
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"peridote, a name applied by jewellers to the green transparent varieties of olivine. ... The colour of the peridote is never vivid, like that of emerald, ..."
2. The American Chemist by Charles Frederick Chandler (1873)
"Magnesia Calcium chloride 100 grms. and we obtained peridote whose prismatic ... These facts show us that the peridote obtained ¡я not pure; ..."
3. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1918)
"It is usually some shade of olive-green or leek-green. peridote is found in Brazil, Ceylon, Egypt, and Pegu. It is a very soft gem- stone, difficult to ..."
4. Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science (1869)
"1868). of which I lately published the analysis, and which contains more than 60 per cent of peridote. I will remind you also of the stones of ..."
5. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1894)
"... limestone with peridote, and t3) limestone nearly or entirely replaced by ... a few grains of peridote appear; with the disappearance of the graphite, ..."