Rutilated Quartz Crystal Polished Point Gemstone Rock
This tiny but beautiful natural clear Rutilated Quartz crystal is a 6 sided polished point and it is 1 inch tall by .8 inches wide and .7 inches thick.
As is common with this material is does have natural internal flaws.
Rutilated Quartz is quartz with gold rutile inclusions.
This is one of the cabochon stones that is actually prized for its inclusions! Gold-colored, hair-like inclusions of rutile (a titanium dioxide mineral) embedded in this semi precious gemstone give it the appearance of a lightning show or meteor shower.
These inclusions mostly look golden, but they also can look silver, copper red or deep black.
In this crystal you see them in the pictures, but they are hard to see by eye!
This clear natural Rutilated Quartz rock crystal is from Brazil.
Quartz is one of the most abundant minerals on earth. It is found on every continent, and just about every country.
Quartz has long been the subject of spiritual beliefs and folklore. Crystal balls brought back by the Crusaders where believed to possess magical powers. In fact, the name crystal comes from the Greek word for "ice", as it was believed that rock crystal was eternally frozen.
Metaphysical Properties of Rutilated Quartz Crystals: Rutilated Quartz crystal stones are said to enhance physical and mental balance and stability, self-reliance and finding one's way. Many also attribute diminished fear and depression to Rutilated Quartz. Rutilated Quartz is also said to help one feel less overwhelmed by life's responsibilities. The mineral Quartz is also believed to slow down the aging process!