Solar Ray Golden Rutile on Hematite
Solar Ray Rutile on Hematite shows off very nice Golden Rutile in a matrix of Hematite. Rutile are hairlike crystal growths, in this specimen they are bright gold color. Hairlike crystals of rutile that are not encased in quartz are rare; the quartz crystals mechanically enclose the rutile during growth. Rutile has a metallic-adamantine luster, and can be reddish brown, gold, yellowish, silver, black, bluish, or violet.
1 ¼ x 1 ¼ comes in a Thumbnail box for display
Rutilated quartz has been referred to as Cupid's darts, Venus hair stone and Fleches d'amour (love arrows).Rutile is said to intensify the metaphysical properties of its host crystal and to enhance one's understanding of difficult situations.