Rutilated Quartz Photos    
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Rutilated Quartz 
last edited:  11/28/17    number of photos:  27
Rutilated Quartz is the mineral quartz, SiO2, with
needle-like crystals of rutile, TiO2, running through it.                           
Mineral information on quartz
Mineral information on rutile

hardness: 7


rutilated quartz cabochons: 
A  B  C  D  E  F  G H  I
faceted rutilated quartz: 
A  B  C 

star rutile in quartz:  A B  C  D  E  F


specimens of rutilated quartz

polished sphere of rutilated quartz
rough rutilated quartz: 
A  B  C 
"Venus hairstone" rutilated quartz: 
A  B  C
quartz crystal with rutile: 
A  B


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