Tiger’s eye is a popular chatoyant golden mineral. It forms from a fibrous form of an amphibole mineral, crysotile (asbestos), but it is not harmful. The asbestos has been replaced with quartz very slowly so that the color and pattern of the original mineral is preserved, but it is hardened by the silica of the quartz. Tiger’s eye helps to keep negative thoughts, like fear and self-loathing, in perspective. Clearing the mind of these negative thoughts opens it to focus on one’s goals.