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Rutile Quartz is one of the magical stone that people doubt on its natural characteristics. It is made of TiO2 and has high refractive index. When we talk about etymology of this stone then this word is derived from word “Rutilus”, which is a Latin word. Like moonstone, amber and other stones mainly cabochons, beads and bracelet is manufactured in this because in cabochon cut it looks the most elegant. As it is one of gem from quartz family which covers 11-12% of earth’s crust. This beauty of nature can be worn in jewelry or used as decorative item or carry in pocket.
kings used to use this in their swords, crowns and throne. Later on French doctors used this to cure bronchitis then use of rutile quartz started apart from jewelry. This stone became a heirloom and passed on by generations to generations and later it was discovered in northern America. As described above that kings and ancient army also used this in their battle’s tools, it helped them to protect from bows and arrows of counter team.
Physical and optical Properties of Rutile or ruiltated Quartz
Hardness – 7 to 8 on Mohs scale
Specific Gravity – 2.65
Refractive Index – 1.54 to 1.55
Dispersion – 0.013
Colour (Needles) – Brown, black, cooper, sliver, golden
Transparency – Transparent, Translucent and Opaque
Lustre – Vitreous
The beautiful Rutile Quartz Cabochon is available at our store in wholesale prices.Contact us for Black, Golden, Cooper Rutile quartz cabochons –
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