Polished Tigereye

Polished Tigereye

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Credit: Mark A. Schneider/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Tigereye (also called Tiger's eye or Tiger eye) is a chatoyant gemstone that is usually a metamorphic rock that is a golden to red-brown colour, with a silky luster. A member of the quartz group, it is a classic example of pseudomorphous replacement by silica of fibrous crocidolite (blue asbestos). This particular Tiger Eye came from South Africa. Specimen Dimension: approximately 3 cm.

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Keywords: brown colour, chatoyant gemstone, crocidolite, gem, geology, geology. semiprecious stone, horizontal, mineral, mineralogy, ornamental, polished, quartz, rock, semi-precious, semi-precious stone, silicon dioxide, south africa, stone, tiger eye, tiger'ss eye, tigereye

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