Rutile and Hematite on Rutilated Crystalline Quartz – Bahia


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This rutile and hematite on rutilated quartz is from Novo Horozonte in Bahia, Brazil. This locale is famous for the rutilated quartz and rutile on hematite specimens found there. Hematite and rutile are both oxides. This specimen consists of a rutilated crystalline quartz matrix that hosts silver-grey hematite crystals with sprays of epitaxial golden rutile crystals. It displays nicely from several sides and angles. This piece measures approximately 4 3/4 x 3 x 1 5/8 or 122 x 76 x 41 mm.

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Weight12 oz

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