Definition of tiger's eye in English:

tiger's eye

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(also tiger eye)


[mass noun]
  • A semi-precious yellowish-brown variety of quartz with a silky or chatoyant lustre, formed by replacement of crocidolite.
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    • You will need a solar stone, such as citrine, yellow topaz, carnelian or yellow tiger's eye.
    • The minerals in my set include fluorite, a very pretty piece of sodalite, and a nice piece of polished tiger eye.
    • This process of elimination continued until he was only left with his tiger's eye and his moonstone.

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