Tigers Eye

  Tiger eye is quartz that contains oriented fibres of crocidolite that have been replaced by silica.
00000Tiger eye is displaying chatoyancy (a vertical luminescent band like that of a cat's eye) . Tiger eye typically has lustrous alternating yellow or brown bands.
00000Roman soldiers wore tiger's-eye for protection in battle. Tiger Eye was thought to be all seeing due to its appearance.
 
 
 

Location - South Africa, Australia, India, Sri Lanka, Brazil

 
Group - Quartz R.I - 1.540-1.550 Hardness - 7
 

 

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