RED TIGER EYE SPHERE 2
A great Red Tiger Eye Sphere showing good chatoyance. This is a lovely piece that you just want to look at and hold onto. A less common form of Tiger Eye, with Gold being the most common and Blue the least. Make someone very happy with this unusual sphere. Comes with a hematite ring stand.
5.9cm diameter, 284g
A common name for a variety of quartz which is chatoyant because of subparallel intergrowth of quartz crystals and altered amphibole fibres that mostly turned into limonite. Much used as an ornamental and lapidary rock.Varieties include Gold Tiger Eye, Red Tiger Eye, Blue Tiger Eye and Tiger Iron which is identified by the visible Hematite veins that run through it.