Pentagonal rutilated quartz, 39.90 carats, origin Brazil
Pentagonal rutilated quartz composed of various yellow to brownish rutile crystals that intertwine in its structure, perennial crystalline luster throughout the gem.
Rutilated quartz is a fine stone that captivates with its unique beauty.
It is a gem that owes its name to the rutile crystals that intertwine in its structure, giving it a dazzling shine.
When rutile is trapped inside a gem, it creates needle-like inclusions. These inclusions may be visible to the naked eye or require a magnifying glass or microscope to observe them in more detail. They can vary in size, shape and density, and they often add visual interest to the gem.
Rutile needles can be present in different gems including quartz, corundum (sapphire and ruby) and garnet.
They can form fascinating patterns, such as stars or rays, when the gem is cut appropriately.
These inclusions of rutile needles are often seen as distinctive and attractive features, adding beauty and value to certain gems.
Weight: 39.90 carats
Size: 26.48 x 26.17 x 11.38mm
Hardness: 7 on Mohs scale
Certificate of origin: Yes
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