Stone Rutilated quartz
Stone Colour Beige with golden-yellowish needle-shaped crystals
Stone Size ~ 8cm x 7cm x 4.5cm
Stone Weight ~ 365gr
The name Rutile is derived from the Latin word “rutilus” meaning “reddish”, because it can occur in a big variety of colours such as reddish-brown, yellow, golden and black, depending on the different impurities present in the mineral. Rutile is the most common, natural form of titanium dioxide (TiO2) and often forms as thin, needle-shaped crystals that are commonly found as inclusions in other minerals like quartz, garnet, corundum and andalusite. It is characterized by the tetragonal crystal system and the hardness of 6-6.5 on the Mohs scale. Rutile can be found in many different places around the world, but it derives mainly from India, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Madagascar, Ukraine and Australia.
Rutile aids to remove blockages that may stop energy from flowing through our body. At the same time, it clears your chakra system and makes it more activate. It enhances mental awareness, by making clear the way to a spiritual awakening. Rutile can also help to bridge the spiritual and physical worlds. It brings strength, confidence, creativity, focus and balance. Rutilated quartz symbolizes both transformation and unity and it is believed that slows down the aging process and is generally a strong healer. It relieves both depression and loneliness, by healing emotional wounds. In the zodiac sphere it is associated with the zodiac signs of Leo, Pisces, Sagittarius and Libra.