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Rutile

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Rutile

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Description
Locality: 
Ofenhorn, Binn Valley, Valais, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 3.3 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

Sharp and lustrous, double terminated Rutile crystals on matrix.

Beautiful specimen from Rheinländer collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rutile

Formula: 
TiO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Rutile locality, Horcajuelo de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain
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