Peridot is the gem variety of the mineral olivine.
Peridot is the birthstone for August and the 15th anniversary gemstone.
Peridot is liked for its unique color, not seen in any other Gemstone.
Peridot is known for its unique color.The color range for peridot is narrow, from a brown-green color to yellowish green to pure green. Yellowish green is the most common peridot color seen in jewelry.