CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Trigonal.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Tertiary.
CLASS MINERAL: Oxides group of quartz.
CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: SiO2.
HARDNESS: 7 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: Sri Lanka and India, Brazil and Germany.
MINERALOGY: Tis a mixture of minerals of brown and beige colors. It consists of quartz as a main component, limonite and riebeckite, are FORMED by pseudomorph type of mineral asbestos, or crocidolite as riebeckite, retaining ITS fibrous structure, with fibers of asbestos, actinolite, hornblende or parallel inside and sillimanite typical reflection as if it were the eye of a cat.
MYTHOLOGY: The cat eye is also called "flowing lightning" In ancient India it was believed That the soldier will carry a stone cat's eye would protect him from His enemy Because even if it Were to be hurt the attacker would not be reliable to kill him because his magical powers would see the bearer of the stone as if it was already dead, so that the enemy would retire.
PROPERTIES: It is said that the cat's eye provides serenity and inner peace and Enhances the strength to Overcome Difficulties, like tiger eye, hawk and beef, are varieties of quartz. We can use it to unlock conflict With the past and deepen the perception, understanding conflicts and doubts, it protects against envy and the evil eye. Happy feelings and Helps in love.
CHAKRAS: Sacral, throat.
ZODIAC SIGN: Capricorn.
USES: Meditation, collection, jewelery.