Apatite (Cats Eye) Gemstone (14.5 ct) 16x12 mm Oval
Product description: Cat's eye apatite is a variety of apatite, which exhibits a rare optical trait known as 'chatoyancy'. Chatoyancy is a natural phenomenon known to occur in only a handful of different gem types. Cat's eye apatite is an extreme rarity, but it can be found in a number of origins, including Algeria, Austria, Burma (Myanmar), Brazil, Canada, Egypt, Germany, India, Israel, Kenya, Madagascar, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Tunisia and the USA. This offering comes from Southern Madagascar.