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I devoted a page to this piece because the rutile is unusually colored

 

 

 

Siderite
The matrix is covered by XX of siderite (edge up to 0.3 cm), some adularia XX and very small calcite XX. Amongst them there are a lot of rutile needles, up to 1 cm long, with a beautiful color
9x5cm
Cavradi gorge (Cavadrischlucht), Curnera Valley, Grisons. Switzerland
Specimen n.1428

 






The rutile XX are rose-red to bronze and green colored needles. There are a lot of very small calcite XX scattered around














 

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