Tiger's eye mineral, light micrgraph

Tiger's eye mineral, light micrgraph

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Credit: DIRK WIERSMA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Tiger's eye. Polarised light micrograph of a thin section of Tiger's eye, a quartz-like (silicate) mineral valued as a semi-precious stone. It has a soft, golden, silky sheen, which is due to the fibres of the asbestos-like mineral crocidolite that form it.

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Keywords: crocidolite, earth science, fibre, fibres, geological, geology, mineral, polarised light micrograph, quartz, rock, rocks, semi-precious, silicate, stone, tiger's eye

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