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Quartz pseudomorph after Crocidolite (Tiger-Eye) from headwaters of the Orange River, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Quartz pseudomorph after Crocidolite (Tiger-Eye) from headwaters of the Orange River, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Quartz pseudomorph after Crocidolite (Tiger-Eye) from headwaters of the Orange River, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Quartz pseudomorph after Crocidolite (Tiger-Eye) from headwaters of the Orange River, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 48254
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorph after Crocidolite (Tiger-Eye)
Locality:headwaters of the Orange River, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Large vein of tiger-eye with bands of golden color. Tiger-eye is caused by quartz pseudomorphs after fibrous crocidolite crystals. The tiger-eye is wavy and has a chatoyant reflection. Could be cut into many large cabochons or other lapidary uses
Overall Size:10x5x4.5 cm
Crystals:50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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