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Tiger’s eye properties

Tiger’s eye (also called Tiger eye) is a type of quartz replacement of the mineral crocidolite which is a form of asbestos, called blue asbestos. It is formed when the crocidolite has dissolved away over time, and replaced with silica (quartz). These days, you may have already noticed some people wearing tiger eye jewelry; tiger eye is rapidly gaining popularity as a trendy piece of jewelry, fashioned into pendents or bracelets. Tiger’s eye exhibits chatoyancy, meaning a kind of reflection depending on the angle of the light shining upon the its fibrous structure. This property is also shared most notably
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