Rutile on Hematite
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Rutile on Hematite

Specimen # 101897
Mineral: Rutile on Hematite
Location: Rutile on Hematite, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
Size: 3.4 x 3.2 x 0.9


A great rutile star. It has all six “arms”, with rutile crystals oriented in each of the six 60-degree directions, epitactic on the central hematite crystal. Of the two styles of rutile crystals from Novo Horizonte, these are the more robust ones, are not the fuzzy-hairy type. In excellent condition, with particularly bright lustre. This is a beautiful specimen.

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Additional information

Dimensions 32 × 34 × 9 cm