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Cat's-eye-luck animals from South Africa (SUCCESSFUL TO KIDS)

Cat's-eye-luck animals from South Africa (SUCCESSFUL TO KIDS)


Cat's-eye-luck animals from South Africa (SUCCESSFUL TO KIDS)


At recommendation purchased from our Chinese supplier. Not a really great product, But in stores it is good selling.


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Cateye is a quartz variety and resembles tiger and falcon eye. But the inclusions consist amfibolite or ten serpentine asbestos, this gives the stone after grinding the beautiful  cateye effect with a hue of white, gray and green. The names of these quartz is common since 1876. They are based on the characteristic color and shimmering shine. Cats eyes, were considered the guardians of farmers and peasants and served as talisman. In earlier centuries were feline eyes beloved gems, which they combined with diamonds. After the discovery of the large deposits in South Africa, the value rapidly. The cat is one of the "nine gems" in Thai Order of the Nine Gems. The deposition of cat and hawk eyes in South Africa are world famous. The minerals are extracted here since 1876 in the area of Griaquatown, Orange River in the Door massif. They are tens of centimeters thick layers of stratified rock solid Jaspislei. Later tiger is also known in other states. Also in Mexico and Western Australia have found tiger eyes, but here the inclusions of hematite and goethite are called tiger iron. Recently, Tiger Eye also found in China, India and Myanmar. In falcon eyes is essentially not changed parts riebeckite or crossiet. Deposits are found in Sri Lanka, India, the US, Brazil and Germany (Fichtelgebirge).