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Scapolite Cats Eye

Scapolite-cats-eye is a chatoyant variety of scapolite family. Cats Eye effect is caused by needle- or rod-like inclusions preferentially oriented parallel to the optical axis of the scapolite crystal. Mostly, That needles contain iron and sulfur as the main elements. The sharp chatoyant of scapolite has good demand in the market. Also, Scapolite cats eye […]


The scapolites are a group of rock-forming silicate minerals composed of aluminium, calcium, and sodium silicate with chlorine, carbonate and sulfate. Named in 1800 by José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva from the Greek ζκαποζ meaning “a shaft” in allusion to the long prismatic habit of the crystals. Scapolites can be seen in a wide […]