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Rutile, knee-twin from Sobeslav, Tabor, Czech Republic

 
Rutile, knee-twin from Sobeslav, Tabor, Czech Republic

DESCRIPTION:No. 7723
Mineral:Rutile, knee-twin
Locality:Sobeslav, Tabor, Czech Republic
Description:Rounded specimen of rutile showing 60-degree twinning, known as a knee-twin because of the similarity to a bent human leg. The rounded surfaces are due to alluvial wear. Ex. R. Bates Collection #905
Overall Size:25x17x17 mm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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