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TitleKilbourne Hole
DescriptionKilbourne Hole is the site of a rare, semi-precious gemstone known as peridotite or precious green olivine. Besides the green olivine, rusty reds, golds, purples, brown and black forms of the gem can also be found at Kilbourne Hole. The photograph is a close up of a rock from Kilbourne Hole.
LocationUSA ▹ New Mexico. Near Las Cruces. Kilbourne Hole.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2002-02-10.
CollectionDexter Perkins.
Key wordskilbourne hole, new mexico, green olivine, peridotite, olivine
Tech details1.22 MB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number2300