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Rutile quartz

 

■ Rutile quartz data

English name Rutilelated quartz
Japanese name Crystal with rutile
Crystal system Hexagonal system (trigonal system)
Chemical formula SiO2
Mohs hardness 7
Refractive index 2.62-2.90
specific gravity 4.20-5.60
Main production areas Brazil, Madagascar 
birthstone Not applicable

 ■ What is Gold Rutile Quartz?

It is said to be a representative stone of money luck stone, and it is said that the reason is that it was worn by millionaires and successful people in the world. Therefore, it is popular as a talisman related to money such as money luck and financial luck, and beautiful rutile becomes very rare and expensive.

■ How to determine and select the quality of gold rutile quartz

Rutile quartz is said to exceed the brilliance of diamonds, but the transparency of the crystal, the thickness of the rutile, the way the rutile enters, and the brilliance of the color of the rutile are the criteria for determining the quality. Since it is a quartz stone, transparency is of course important. Also, thick rutile bundles are called titin rutile, but thick rutile (titin rutile) is better than thin rutile, and regarding how to enter rutile, compared to those scattered inside the crystal. It is said that the cat's eye chill type that enters in a certain direction is better. Finally, the intensity and brilliance of rutile are also very important, and darker types of rutile, such as 18-karat gold and 24-karat gold, are more rare and appreciated than light rutile. The above four points are the quality standards of rutile, and the price varies greatly depending on the balance.

■ Handling of gold rutile quartz

Since it is a crystal-based stone, you do not need to be careful, but you should be aware that the stone may be damaged when worn with a stone with relatively low hardness.

■ Processing of gold rutile quartz

It may have been impregnated, filled, or colored.

■ Fake gold rutile quartz

Speaking of the current fake rutile quartz, the rutile contained in the crystal is distributed as rutile even though it is not rutile. The idea is that any crystal with needles will be sold as rutile. It seems that it comes from such a place.

■ Meaning of rutile quartz ・ Stone language

It is said to be a representative stone of money luck stone, and it is said that the reason is that it was worn by millionaires and successful people in the world. Therefore, it is popular as a talisman related to money such as money luck and financial luck, and beautiful rutile becomes very rare and expensive.

* There are individual differences in the effects of rutile quartz. Please note that we do not guarantee the effect.