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Tiger's-eye is an asbestos (crocidolite) replaced
by quartz, SiO2.
Tigereye is another name for this material.
Mineral information on quartz
Tigereye by Audrey LaClair
Tiger's Eye- Allison Fisher
tiger's-eye cabochons: A B C D
carved tiger's-eye faces: A
tiger's-eye in jewelry
tiger's-eye beads: A B C
tiger's-eye polished sphere
polished slab of blue and gold
polished golden tiger's-eye specimens: A B C
tiger iron from Australia: A B
red tiger's-eye, tumble polished: A B
assorted tiger's-eye, tumble polished: A
blue tiger's-eye, tumble polished: A B C D E F G
rough tiger's-eye, blue and gold: A B
rough tiger's-eye, golden: A B C
rough tiger's-eye, blue (Hawkeye or
rough tiger iron: A B
Red tiger's eye is golden tiger's eye that has undergone heating;
it goes by the name, strawberry tiger's eye or bull's eye.
Tiger iron may be chrysolite asbestos that was silicified and mixed
with other minerals.
Crow Wing County
Deerwood and Riverton
Griqualand, north of the Orange River
Asbestos Mountains,Cape province
South West Africa
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