2.3" Chatoyant, Polished Arizona Pietersite Egg - Arizona

This is a beautiful, 2.3" tall, hand polished specimen of Arizona pietersite, also known as Arizona tiger's eye. It has been shaped and polished into the shape of an egg. Comes with the pictured display stand.

Pietersite is a variety of chalcedony that contains amphibole mineral fibers that result in a chatoyant effect similar to tiger's eye. It is found in a variety of colors including blue, grey, brown-red, brown, orange and yellow. It is named after Sid Pieters, a mineral dealer from Namibia that documented the discovery of this variety of chalcedony.

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DETAILS
SPECIES
Chalcedony var. Pietersite
LOCATION
Arizona
SIZE
2.3" tall, 1.7" wide
CATEGORY
ITEM
#206516