Rutilated Quartz Sphere
Lot 1310
Rutilated Quartz Sphere
Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium
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Rutilated Quartz Sphere
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Rutilated Quartz Sphere
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Innumerable, fascinating, needle-like golden rutile inclusions appear within this otherwise nearly optically clear quartz sphere. Rutile is the natural mineral form of titanium dioxide that forms as prismatic crystals that can be thin as hairs, as in this fine sphere.
diameter 2 1/2 in.

  1. Claudia Florian, G.J.G
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