14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Rutile In Sapphire Galaxy
Here we have intersecting Rutile needles in a Star Sapphire. These intact Rutile needles prove that there has been no heat treatment, which, is commonly used to improve the color of Sapphires.
© Lucas Fassari.
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||Oct. 10, 2016, 5:19 a.m.