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Is the semi-precious stone Buffalo Eye a type of Tiger's Eye?

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asked Jun 1 by ecs_sanchez (120 points)

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Tiger's eye is a type of amorphous macrocrystalline quartz. . Buffalo Eye may have quantities of iron or hematite moreso than tiger eye. Similar stones, semi precious.
answered Jun 3 by Weasel (56,340 points)
Many thanks, Weasel. I couldn't find any information on Buffalo Eye. Although there are many sites where it is being sold, non, that I could find, give any information on the stone, including the one where I recently bought some small Buffalo Eye cabochons to use in my jewellery making hobby.

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