Rutilated quartz 71.65ct total. Rutilated quartz is quartz stone with rutile enclosures. Rutile is a mineral that is made up mostly of titanium dioxide, or TiO2. As a mineral, rutile is very high on the refractive index and disperses more than almost any other mineral. This means that when rutile appears in other minerals, it almost always appears in long, thin shots of color.
Rutilus is, in fact, the Latin word for red. The mineral gained this name because some specimens are a lovely deep red color.Rutile, however, can also appear in brown and gray tones. Earth Mined and perfectly cut in Brazil, by the hands of one of the most experient cutters in the World. The item "Q-3 Rare Rutilated Quartz Golden backed black quartz 71.65ct. Total, 2 pieces" is in sale since Sunday, December 30, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Crystals & Mineral Specimens\Crystals". The seller is "gemsminas" and is located in Hong Kong, HK. This item can be shipped to United States.