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Quartz pseudomorphous after Crocidolite (Tiger-Eye) from headwaters of the Orange River, Griqualand West, South Africa

 
Quartz pseudomorphous after Crocidolite (Tiger-Eye) from headwaters of the Orange River, Griqualand West, South Africa

Quartz pseudomorphous after Crocidolite (Tiger-Eye) from headwaters of the Orange River, Griqualand West, South Africa

Quartz pseudomorphous after Crocidolite (Tiger-Eye) from headwaters of the Orange River, Griqualand West, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 31768
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphous after Crocidolite (Tiger-Eye)
Locality:headwaters of the Orange River, Griqualand West, South Africa
Description:Several samples of Tiger-eye, a gem-mineral that is the result of quartz replacing crocidolite. One piece is a polished sphere that resembles an actual eye. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk, MD. (1890s-1969)
Overall Size:3-2 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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