The word “cat’s eye” is given since it has a chatoyant glowing from inside like the eye of a cat and having white fibers.
|Indian Name :||Lahasunia|
Formed of an aluminate of beryllium – a mixture of aluminum and beryllium – having traces of oxide of iron and chromium, which serve as coloring agents and give it brownish and greenish tinges.
|Sources :||It is found in Sri Lanka, Brazil and China.|
Cat’s eye is found in many colors: yellow, black, dark or smoky-green, and white. The only thing common to all shades is the band of light moving across the stone, the chatoyance.
Specific Gravity :
|Refractive Index :||1.74 – 1.75|
|It has high specific gravity – heavier than average stone of the same size|
|Advantages :||Promotes concentration and the ability to learn.|
|Ensures the welfare of children.|
|Ensures quick marriage.|
|Ensures victory over enemies and protection from enemies.|
|Grants philosophical disposition and activity of the mind.|
|Protects from accidents, pimples and skin diseases.|
The cat’s eye most of all is seen as a particularly effective protective stone and talisman.