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Natural blue tiger's eye and yellow tiger's eye stones. Stainless steel. Stainless steel amulet. Size: 20cm.

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  • Natural blue tiger's eye and yellow tiger's eye stones. Stainless steel. Stainless steel amulet. Size: 20cm. Weight: 34 grams. Stone thickness: 10 mm.
    Pietersite is a trade term for a variety of mineral chalcedony. Native to Namibia and China, where it is quarried for use as a decorative stone due to its chaotic chatoyance and brecciated structure. Its color varies from brownish red to blue-gray and shimmering yellow. The Chinese variety is primarily reddish brown, with regions of shimmering blue and yellow. The Namibian variety is less varied, being primarily a shimmering blue-gray, with reddish browns and yellows less common. First discovered in Namibia in 1962 and discovered in Xichuan – in China's Henan province – in 1966, it is often incorrectly described as a brecciated form of tiger's eye or hawk's eye, due to the brecciated texture containing shimmering material. However, although they are similar mineralogically, pietersite is not a breccia form either. Instead, the chatoyance is due to a common mineral, crocodolite.

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