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Rutile (twinned crystals) from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia

 
Rutile (twinned crystals) from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia

Rutile (twinned crystals) from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia

Rutile (twinned crystals) from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia

DESCRIPTION:No. 50227
Mineral:Rutile (twinned crystals)
Locality:Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia
Description:Parallel twinned crystals of lustrous red-black rutile with remnants of pyrophyllite matrix on the bottom. The crystals have smooth, lustrous surfaces and are twinned through the middle. A good specimen with no surface imperfections. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #782; originally acquired in 1999 from L. Himes
Overall Size:4.5x3x3 cm
Crystals:10-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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