4.1 Golden RUTILATED QUARTZ Terminated Natural Crystal Cluster - Brazil for sale. What do we do to ensure color accuracy in our photos?
Recommended stand : A suitable display stand comes free with this specimen. Long, easily visible golden rutile needles are frozen inside this group of large, sharp, 100% natural quartz crystals. The crystals are transparent, with a good terminations, and is jam-packed full of golden needles. The transparency really shows off the brilliant golden rutile needles inside. The termiantion on the largest crystal is dinged, but this is not particularly noticable.
4.1 large-cabinet sized crystal cluster. Each quartz crystal is crammed with a plethora of golden rutile hairs that almost look like they're right on the surface! All of our specimens come with a custom label with accurate locality information. Locality Information about crystals/mineral specimens from this location.
Few people realize that the inclusions in RUTILATED QUARTZ actually crystallize first as a nest of thin acicular crystals, and are then surrounded by and frozen inside clear quartz crystals. This incredible specimen came from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil, the leading source for fine rutilated quartz specimens. Also, this specimen is completely natural, not polished (unlike most rutilated quartz seen today).I selected this very special specimen from the table of a Brazilian wholesale dealer at the Tucson Gem Rock and Mineral Show. M ineralogy Facts about gems, rocks and minerals. The story of how rutilated quartz is formed is very interesting. Gases, fluids and other minerals are often found trapped inside of quartz. With rutilated quartz, the delicate rutile needles already grew right where the quartz crystal was being formed.
The quartz embraces these needles and holds them in position, frozen in place. Microscopic inclusions of rutile in quartz, tourmaline, ruby, sapphire and other gemstones, produces light effects such as cat's eye and asterisms (stars). A beautiful stone produced by large inclusions of golden rutile needles in clear quartz is called rutilated quartz. Rutilated quartz is sometimes used as a semi-precious stone and/or for carvings. This stone is produced because at high temperatures and pressure, n(SiO2)-n(TiO2) is in a stable state but as temperatures cool and pressure eases the two separate with rutile crystals trapped inside the quartz crystals.Metaphysics Information about crystal, gem and mineral metaphysics and healing. People inter ested in metaphysics and crystal healing tell us that rutilated quartz intensifies the power of the quartz crystal. It assists one in getting to the root of problems, hence providing access to the reason for a disease or discomfort so that one can rememdy the situation. Every specimen comes with our label, giving the full mineral name plus accurate locality information.
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The item "4.1 Golden RUTILATED QUARTZ Terminated Natural Crystal Cluster Brazil for sale" is in sale since Friday, May 16, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Crystals & Mineral Specimens\Display Specimens".The seller is "crystal-digger" and is located in Greenfield, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.