Peridot is the gem variety of olivine. The radiant green shine of peridot does not change even in artificial light. For that reason it is nicknamed the 'emerald of the evening'.
Peridot is usually a rich, green color with a slight tinge of gold, with shades ranging from yellowish green to olive to brownish green.
Peridot my be found in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Myanmar, China, the United States, Africa and Australia.