Chrysolite Summary The word chrysolite was used in the time of Evelyn to refer to different, similar looking gemstones, including chrysoberyl, peridot/olivine and topaz. Referring entries Monday 16 November 1643 Further reading Wikipedia entry on chrysolite Sources None. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.