Cat's Eye

Cat’s Eye (also called Lahsuniya/लहसुनिया Vaidurya in Hindi) is a semi precious gemstone found in shades of colors like Yellowish green, Grey, Honey and. Black.

Cat’s Eye Product Properties:-

Chemical Composition :- BeO  Al2O3.

Color :- Chatoyant, body color usually yellow, green, brown or combinations.

Cause of Color :- Iron. 

Crystal System :- Orthorhombic.   

Crystal Habit :- Tabular, cyclic twinning. 

Hardness :- 8.5 on Moh’s scale. 

Specific Gravity :- 3.71 – 3.72. 

Refractive Index :- 1.745 – 1.754 (spot 1.75).

Inclusions :- Needles, canals, short tubes parallel to the vertical axis of the crystal.

Locations :- India, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Burma, Madagascar.

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