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After 41 years we finally received 5 life-size powwow drums! Furthermore, 17 new types of stone from Madagascar and South Africa. come along or order via the webshop. (saterday 23th november we are closed)

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Tiger eye tumbled from South Africa

Tiger eye tumbled from South Africa

Product

Tiger eye tumbled from South Africa

Description

Gut getrommelte Steine mit schönem poliertem Glanz.

Dimensions

25-35mm

More information

Tiger eye is a quartz variety. The color of the stone is yellowish brown to brown, streaked and opaque. Repositories include Africa, India, Mexico, California and Australia. Tiger Eye is caused by silicification of black blue crocidolite asbestos fibers that are called. This produces solid inclusion of hair-like crystals in the quartz. By the oxidation of the original crocidolite fibers rise to the gold shiny limonite fibers of the stone. Tiger Eye is so called because the stone has a light reflection reminiscent of the eye of a tiger. This slit-shaped light hot chatoyeren or kattenoogeffect. When the stone cabochon (BOL) is cut, the beautiful kattenoogeffect is most visible. The color of the stone gives it its name: the red species called Catseye, the Hawkeye blue and yellow Tigereye (golden yellow, golden brown).

 
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