These rutile crystals are 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 several rutile crystals on a mixed hematite and mica matrix. The largest crystal is 1 inch tall. This piece measures approximately 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/8 inches or 70 x 57 x 53 mm.