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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 34871
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphous after Crocidolite (Tiger-Eye)
Locality:headwaters of the Orange River, Griqualand West, South Africa
Description:Polished slab of blue-black tiger-eye quartz showing banded formation of fine needles in parallel orientation. The Tiger-eye effect is due to the quartz forming pseudomorphs after fibrous riebeckite crystals. Ex. Frank Jaeger collection
Overall Size:7x6x.5 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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