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 Post subject: more rutile
PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:21 pm 
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I would have posted these under my other rutile thread but since B added this new header....I kept these in hydrochloric acid for 1 month longer than the other because I knew they would be better..just pulled them out last night

The luster on this nicely formed one is about as good as you can get...
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This one..the luster is tarnished in places but this one has excellent crystal form and has one major contact point on one face and the bottom too..nicely terminated
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:45 pm 
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wow, you kept them in hydrochloric acid for a month, amguy? (i'd forgotten about them by then) they are nice and shiny. especially the first one, which has a nice reflection of your fingers in the picture. :wink:


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