ETYMOLOGY: The narrow light bands in the mineral surface reminiscent of some predatory eye.
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Trigonal.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.
CLASS MINERAL: Oxides group of quartz.
CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: SiO2.
HARDNESS: 7 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: South Africa, Namibia, USA.
MINERALOGY: Hawkeye has a hydrothermal metasomatic origin silicification of crocidolite (blue asbestos fibers blackish) is an opaque quartz, and a variety of riebeckite. Secondly, crocidolite can be found pseudomorfizada by quartz, pseudomorphism there has been a replacement atom by atom of crocidolite, which formed the crystal structure, thereby forming mineral quartz Hawkeye.
MYTHOLOGY: The Hawkeye's cousin tiger eye (for pseudomorphism: Replacement retaining the shape) of crocidolite, blue, fibrous variety of riebeckite). The blue-green color of Hawkeye is due to the lack of crocidolite. In the Middle Ages the Hawkeye was carried as a charm against spells, demons, the evil eye, there is also the belief that mineral fiber Asbestos; reminiscent of an eye, are effective for eye diseases.
PROPERTIES: It is said that Hawkeye helps to have a better perspective in difficult situations and this is also useful in the event of difficulties in making decisions, it helps in case of nervousness and inner peace, the eye hawk promotes vision, intuition, PUT IN THE CORNER OF THE WEALTH OF A ROOM, Hawkeye attracts abundance. It makes us less pessimistic and accept blame when our instead of blaming others.
CHAKRAS: Throat, heart.
ZODIAC SIGN: Taurus.
USES: Meditation, collection, jewelery.