Rutile, Pyrophyllite

Specimen ID: FKF-MFD

Rutile : TiO2
Pyrophyllite : Al2Si4O10(OH)2
As recorded:
Champion Mine, White Mountain Peak, White Mountains, Mono Co., California, USA
Mindat locality:
5cm x 4.5cm x 4.2cm

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5.0 x 4.5 x 4.2 cm. Mono rutiles are known for their flashy luster and sharpness, as seen in this isolated 1.3-cm crystal which has a sheen that is almost metallic in appearance. The faces flash like crazy! From the well-known California collection of Charles Hansen.
Robert Lavinsky - 29th March 2008
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