Lily Pad Inclusions in Peridot

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A closer look at Lily-Pad inclusions in Peridot: In Peridot you can often see a discoid cleavage resembling a lily pad shape. These formations usually have a tiny crystal near the center, which is sometimes surrounded by a curved fracture that resembles a lily pad. These inclusions cannot usually be seen by the naked eye … [Read more...]