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Rutile Epitaxy on Hematite Unique #4

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Sold by:
Single piece
Size:
1 1/4'' x 1'' x 1/4''
Origin:
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
Chakra:
Root Chakra and Third Eye Chakra
Hardness:
5 to 6
Stone:
Hematite
Sku:
RSMARUH4

Rutile Epitaxy on Hematite

 

Information:

         Category:  Mineral

         Rutile composition: TiO2, Titanium Dioxide

         Hematite composition: Fe2O3

         Colour: silver grey, black, metallic, red streaking

         Class: Oxide

         Group: Hexagonal, Tetragonal

         Formations: plates, micaceous plates, splinters, oolitic, massive, botryoidal, reniform, stalactitic, radiating. Scalenohedral and rhombohedral crystals

         Lustre: metallic to dull, opaque

         Cleavage: none

         Varieties: Gel Rutile, Ilmenorutile, Iserite, Lusterite, Nigrine, Niobian Rutile, Sagenite, Struverite

Brief Description: This configuration is very unusual as the Rutile grows "epitaxally" on the Hemtite. The formation of these Rutile Needles is just beautiful and unique. Specimen of Rutile in epitaxy form on Hematite. Epitaxy means the process of crystal growth upon another crystal so that the direction of growth (rutile) is determined by the underling crystal (hematite). Very rare specimen, the Golden Rutile Needles looks like a beautiful array of golden hairs coming from many directions. We were able to obtain an extremely rare and simply amazing find of clusters of Golden Rutile on Hematite from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil.

Mythology:  Rutilated quartz is said to slow down the aging process and is said to be a strong healer. Brings forth each person's strengths, originality, aids sleep, relate to others. Rutile is said to intensify the metaphysical properties of its host crystal and to enhance one's understanding of difficult situations. It is also said to enhance creativity and to relieve depression and loneliness.

Usage: It forms its own interesting and beautiful mineral specimens. Rutile is an interesting, varied and important mineral. Rutile is a major ore of titanium, a metal used for high tech alloys because of its lightweight, high strength and resistance to corrosion. Rutile is also unwittingly of major importance to the gemstone markets.

Metaphysical Properties: Rutile facilitates recall of the dream, astral travelling and meditative states. Rutile helps ground high vibration energies into the physical and stimulates the flow of energy through the chakras. Rutile can assist those starting on the path of developing their psychic abilities. Rutile tends to fast track the opening of awareness, which can be disorienting if this is not expected.

Healing Properties: Rutile stimulates clairsentience, and when working with this crystal you may find you are better able to intuitively pickup vibes from people places and things. Rutile can cut to the source of dis-ease and in doing so bring up and magnify any attached emotions. Rutile has been used to treat addictions. Rutile is useful in balancing the circulation and digestive systems. 

Sold by:
Single piece
Size:
1 1/4'' x 1'' x 1/4''
Origin:
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
Chakra:
Root Chakra and Third Eye Chakra
Hardness:
5 to 6
Stone:
Hematite

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