Description

    Polished Tiger Iron
    Ord Ranges
    Pilbara
    Western Australia
    6.18 x 3.94 x 1.37 inches (15.70 x 10.00 x 3.49 cm)


    This "cousin" of the more popularly known Tiger's Eye comes from a more northerly locality in Australia than its notable relative and has been more distorted by pressure - resulting in the spectacular banding obvious with this fine example of Tiger Iron. This roughly football-shaped piece has undulating bands of black, red, and gold across its cut and polished surface. The colors are visible on the reverse side as well.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2016
    3rd-10th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
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