Rutilated Quartz is a transparent Quartz with golden yellow Rutile inclusions that are in hairlike growths. The Rutile inclusions range from thin, sparse, and parallel, to thick, dense, and crisscrossed, and everything in-between. Each Rutilated Quartz gemstone is unique in its pattern of Rutile inclusions.
Rutilated Quartz is mined in Australia, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Madagascar, Norway, Pakistan and the United States.
It is not an official birthstone, but Rutilated Quartz is associated with the zodiac signs of Taurus and Leo.
Rutilated quartz is used for meditation, spiritual communications, and dream work. It is particularly good for seeking higher spiritual experiences and meditation on feminine ideas. It is also used metaphysically to deflect negative energies and unwanted energetic, psychic, and magical interference.
It rates at 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness.
This is a natural stone product. Please expect flaws and imperfections. You will receive an item that looks similar to the example pictured.