Tigers Eye

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Tigers eye is quartz that contains oriented fibres of crocidolite that have been replaced by silica. Tigers Eye was first discovered in South Africa in the early 1800's. The most important mine for Tiger Eye is in South Africa. The best stones come from Griqualand West. Roman soldiers wore tiger's-eye for protection in battle. Tiger Eye was thought to be all seeing due to its appearance.

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