DescriptionTiger Iron End Cut
5.91 x 3.35 x 4.02 inches (15.00 x 8.50 x 10.20 cm)
A debate about whether Tiger Iron is merely a Banded Iron Formation or stromatolite continues, and it is likely the material is both. The geologic origin thus gives an added dimension of interest and value to the simply colorful and patterned decorative stone. This massive chunk features two polished surfaces with deep red and steel gray colors intertwined. The dense mass is as solid as it is beautiful and unique.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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