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Rutile

#51711

Rutile

#51711
Availability
Sold
Size
4.7 x 0.2 x 0.2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
TiO2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Rist mine, Hiddenite, Alexander Co., North Carolina, United States

Four deep red nicely terminated Rutile crystals. The longest is 4.7cm. There is actually five in this lot, the fifth escaped for a short period. 

Rutile

Formula
TiO2 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Prismatic, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
blood red, bluish, brownish yellow, brown red, violet 
Streak
grayish black 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
6-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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