1.4" Double-Terminated Rutilated Quartz Crystal - Brazil

This is a beautiful rutilated quartz crystal that was collected from Brazil. It measures 1.4" long and sprays of golden rutile throughout the crystal and the quartz is double-terminated. This specimen has been mounted to an acrylic display base with mineral tack.

Rutilated quartz is a form of quartz that is characterized by needle-like inclusions of rutile within the structure of the quartz crystal. These inclusions mostly look golden, but they also can look silver, copper red or deep black.

Rutile is a titanium dioxide mineral, and sometimes contains large quantities of iron oxide.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Quartz, Hematite & Rutile
LOCATION
Brazil
SIZE
1.4" long
ITEM
#172977