Tiger's eye is a type of opaque macrocrystalline quartz with a fibrous structure. It typically displays chatoyant stripes, because structural fibers are crooked or bent. When cut en cabochon, the surface shows chatoyancy reminiscent of the eye of a cat. Found in gold-yellow and gold brown.
What are some properties of Tiger's Eye Gemstones?
Tigers Eye gemstones have a Mohs Harness of 6.5 - 7 out of 10 meaning they are very durable and suitable for use in numerous types of jewelry. Tiger's Eye comes from many parts of the world including Southeast Asia, America, Spain, Brazil, China, Australia, Canada, and more.
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