Rutilated Quartz Sphere
Lot 2080
Rutilated Quartz Sphere
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Rutilated Quartz Sphere
Brazil
The transparent rock crystal quartz of this sphere hosts numerous curved thread-like rutile needles. This unusual phenomenon is thought to be due to activity within the pegmatite pocket while the host quartz was still in a gel-like state, diameter 3in, weight approximately 553 grams
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