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Rutile and Hematite from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

 
Rutile and Hematite from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 68307
Mineral:Rutile and Hematite
Locality:Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
Description: Lustrous needle-like yellow-metallic rutile crystals to18 mm on a platy black-metallic 5 mm hematite crystal. The rutile crystals are in parallel groups at 60 angles because they grew epitaxial orientation to the underlying hematite.
Overall Size:18x18x3 mm
Crystals:5-18 mm
Archived: For reference only
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