This rutile is from the Graves Mountain Mine in Lincoln County, Georgia, USA. This open pit operation was mined for the recovery of kyanite. It contains 36 different mineral species and is famous for the world class rutile specimens found there. It is an oxide mineral that contains the elements Ti and O. This specimen consists of a large double terminated mirror bright rutile crystal with minor matrix of hematite mica attached. The crystal measures approximately 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 inches or 47 x 42 x 29 mm.