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Mineral
Hard- ness
Cleavage
Fracture
Trans- parency
10% HCl Reaction
SG
Luster
Color
Streak
Xtal Form
Mineral Class
Comments
tiger's eye (quartz)
7.0
none
conchoidal
Translucent
none
2.65
glassy
orange
white
microcrystalline
silicates
Yellow to orange color. Hydrothermal replacement of "asbestos like" minerals with quartz. Chacteristic chatoyancy. Blue variety called hawk's eye.

 
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