+ Rutilated Quartz | Rutilated quartz is quartz stone with rutile enclosures. Rutile is a mineral that is made up mostly of titanium dioxide, or TiO2. As a mineral, rutile is very high on the refractive index and disperses more than almost any other mineral.

Rutilated Quartz - Rutilated quartz is quartz stone with rutile enclosures. Rutile is a mineral that is made up mostly of titanium dioxide, or As a mineral, rutile is very high on the refractive index and disperses more than almost any other mineral.

A meteorite found in Chubut, Argentina, featuring a metallic mirror finish and peridot-type stones, is displayed in a collections room at the Field Museum in Chicago

A meteorite found in Chubut, Argentina, featuring a metallic mirror finish and peridot-type stones, is displayed in a collections room at the Field Museum in Chicago

"Fordite, also known as Detroit agate, is old automobile paint which has hardened sufficiently to be cut and polished.[1] It was formed from the build up of layers of enamel paint slag on tracks and skids on which cars were hand spray-painted (a now automated process), which have been baked numerous times.[2] In recent times the material has been recycled as eco friendly jewelry" I also know that the overspray build up stopped around 1972 and all of the fordite around is from old…

Fordite: an anthropocenic mineral "formed from the built up of layers of enamel paint slag on tracks and skids on which cars were hand spray-painted (a now automated process), which have been baked numerous times.

Rutile in Quartz / Mineral Friends <3

Image about Karin, by suzi zanesco - Science and nature - Imgset, category images

Opalised dinosaur tooth - Australia Museum

Opalized theropod dinosaur tooth / Lightning Ridge, New South Wales / Photo: Carl Bento Rights © Australian Museum

Quartz w. Amethyst phantom

Quartz w. Amethyst phantom from Namibia. Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone.

opalized and pyritized ammonite fossil one of my favorite of all mineral forms.. just glorious!

opalized and pyritized ammonite fossil - one of my favorite of all mineral forms. just glorious! Although this is a fossil it has become a mineral.

Moroccan Ammonite with a calcite replacement of its cellular structure and inlaid sections of synthetic Opal

Nautilus Shell in Sacred Geometry- Moroccan Ammonite with a calcite replacement of its cellular structure and inlaid sections of synthetic Opal

fossilporn: “The extinct gekko Yantarogekko balticus in 44 million year old baltic amber. While most people think of insects preserved in amber in very rare instances larger animals including small...

fossilporn: “The extinct gekko Yantarogekko balticus in 44 million year old baltic amber. While most people think of insects preserved in amber in very rare instances larger animals including small.

rutilated quartz...those are gold strands running through the quartz...beautiful what nature gives us.

Rutilated Quartz with strands of gold running through it. Designer Cabochon Brazil by sparklequest

Rutilated Quartz - cleanses, energies, protection, relieves anxiety, promotes forgiveness

Rutilated Quartz - my teacher of the past brought to the present!

De otra galaxia: el surrealista mundo dentro de una gema

De otra galaxia: el surrealista mundo dentro de una gema

Boulder Opal in ironstone Queensland, Australia ~ The Art of Photomicrography: Gemstone Inclusions by Danny Sanchez

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