Rutile on matrix (classic material) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)

Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia
Miniature, 3.7 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm
Start Time: 04/01/2010 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/08/2010 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Asuperb and classic specimen of Rutile from the famous locality at Graves Mountain. This 1.3 cm, very sharp, HIGHLY lusrous, metallic, silvery color crystal (with a slight red appearance on one of the prism faces) aesthetically sits atop a matrix of blue, green, pink and purple iridescent "Turgite" and bladed Pyrophyllite. Rarely are these outstanding Rutile crystals seen on matrix, and this eye catching small miniature is a great example of this well known (and increasingly hard to find) material.

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