|Tiger’s Eye Gemstone Information
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Tiger’s Eye is the gemstone representing the 9th wedding anniversary. It is used for focusing the mind. Tiger's Eye also offers protection during travel. It is considered to be the most popular chatoyant gem.
ENHANCEMENT CODE E
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Refractive Index 1.544-1.553
Hardness = 7 (Moh's Scale)
Specific Gravity = 2.64-2.71
Species - Quartz.
Optic Character - Aggregate.
Phenomena - Chatoyancy.
WARNINGS FOR CARE
Ultrasonic: Usually safe.
Steamer: Risky to use.
Heat: Poor; rapid heat may cause fracturing or breakage.
Chemicals that harm: Hydrofluoric acid, ammonium fluoride.
Crystal system: Hexagonal (trigonal), fibrous aggregate.
Sri Lanka, India. South Africa
|November||Topaz or Citrine|
|December||Blue Topaz or Zircon|
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