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Rutile

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Rutile

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Description
Locality: 
Vizze Pass, San Giacomo, South Tirol, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1.5 × 2.1 cm
Description

The specimen is developed as floater, the crystals formed a "V" formed assemble with minor pericline at the lower right hand side. The crystals show a very dark red color. Should be high ranked for the rare alpine locality!

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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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