Golden Face Rutile on Hematite mineral specimen
Golden Face Rutile on Hematite mineral specimen shows what we think looks like a man's face!
1 1/4” H x 3/4” W mounted in a thumbnail box
Rutile are hairlike crystal growths. The Rutile range from thin, sparse, and parallel, to thick, dense, and crisscrossed, and everything in-between. Hairlike crystals of rutile that are not encased in quartz are rare; the quartz crystals mechanically enclose the rutile during growth.