Mineral Specimen #4131 Rutilated Quartz, Rutile Epitaxial Growth on Hematite
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
A complex specimen composed of clear Rutilated Quartz crystals, stacked Hematite crystals, epitaxial Rutile on Hematite, Hematite included in Quartz and an unidentified white material included in the Quartz crystals. Of note are the Hematite crystals which have an unusual habit with rounded, striated edges.
The specimen is in fairly good condition however, a main Quartz crystal in the front of the specimen has partially broken.