Rutile, Pyrophyllite
Miniature, 3.9 x 3.5 x 2.7 cm
Champion Mine (White Mountain Mine), White Mountain, Laws, White Mts, Mono Co., California, USA

A highly lustrous, euhedral, sharp, deep wine-red rutile crystal is perched atop pyrophyllite matrix on this classic, older material from the Champion Mine of California. The crystal measures 2.4 x 2.4 cm. Classic material, much rarer than Georgia rutile. Ex. Mullane Collection.