Tiger-eye
Tiger-eye Ti"ger-eye`, n. (Min.) A siliceous stone of a yellow color and chatoyant luster, obtained in South Africa and much used for ornament. It is an altered form of the mineral crocidolite. See {Crocidolite}. [1913 Webster]

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