Rutile, deep red faceted, Pakistan. 2.58 carats.

Product Code: RRUT04
Units in Stock: 1
A deep orange-red faceted Rutile gemstone from Skardu, Pakistan.

The gem on offer displays the sub-metallic lustre associated with this well-known mineral.

Usually encountered as an inclusion in various other gems, Rutile is a a titanium Oxide mineral, with single crystals large enough to be faceted being quite rare.

This elongated gemstone was cut to maximise yield from the rough, with the long, thin and heavily striated crystal habit of Rutile lending itself to this finished shape.

A rarely seen gemstone for the discerning collector.

weight:  2.58 carats
shape:   Cushion shape scissor cut
dimensions:   15.30 x 4.25 x 3.25 mm
treatment:  None