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History & Introduction

Rutilated Quartz is transparent with golden yellow, with inclusions that are in hair like growths, ranging from thick, thin, sparse, parallel, crisscrossed, dense, and everything in-between. Each Rutilated Quartz gemstone is unique in its pattern of Rutile inclusions.

Rutilated Quartz is also known as Rutile Quartz, Red Hair Quartz, Venus Hair Stone, Golden Hair Quartz, Sagenite and Grass Stone. The quartz is available transparent clear to Smokey Quartz carrying an array of rutile needles within. These may be brassy yellow, silvery, red, black, or golden, or on rare times, greenish.

The name Rutile comes from the Latin word ‘Rutilus’, for red, as some specimens are a lovely deep red color. The stone is used since ancient Roman and Greek times, where it was made as an ornamental item, slowly gained recognition for its use in divination. According to legends it says that Rutile was found by a French doctors as a bronchitis cure. In the 14th century it was used by soldiers who wore it alongside their weapons going into battles to get protection from the enemy. Gardeners and foresters also used this stone to protect their products and trade. As per ancient North American natives they utilized it in ceremonial wands. It was also utilized in Shamanic healing sessions, to clear the pathways of energy and to rebalance the body.

Rutilated Quartz is considered as an energy stone, and is tend to be effective for energizing or getting energy moving on all levels, it is a significant healing stone.

Recognize - Rutilated quartz is a rare mineral that is mainly made up of titanium dioxide. It has a remarkably high refractive index, which is the most outstanding physical properties that makes it to disperse plenty of light more than any other mineral known to mankind. It belongs to the larger quartz group and closely resembles to smoky quartz as well as rose quartz.

Availability - Rutilated quartz is one of the many types of quartz that make up 12% of the earth’s crust yet the rarest to find. It is found in Kazakhstan, Madagascar, Australia, Norway, Brazil, and the US (mostly in areas around mountain ranges) and has many advantages to mankind. The mineral often forms needle-like crystal inclusions in an “imbedded goldish” structure. Rutile needles are available in reddish, silvery, greenish, golden or gray.

Usages - Rutilated Quartz is not so expensive gemstone, and may be cut into large gemstones. It may also be cut into cabochons as well as beads, and may be carved into large ornamental spheres. Rutile is even used for commercial purposes to manufacture refractory ceramic, the high-tech production of alloys and as a pigment. Rutile, which is wonderfully powdered gives a brilliant white pigment and is used in paper, plastics, foods, paints and other applications that call for a bright white color.

Gemological Characteristics:

Chemical Formula Quartz SiO2 Rutile: TiO2
Color Yellow, Brown
Hardness 7
Crystal System Hexagonal
Refractive Index 1.54 - 1.55
SG 2.63 - 2.7
Transparency From transparent to translucent
Double Refraction .009
Lustre Vitreous
Cleavage Undetectable
Mineral Class Quartz, Rutile