Synthetic Rutile

Synthetic Rutile made its entrance onto the gem scene in 1948 and was sold as a diamond simulant called Titania.  It is made through the flame fusion process and comes in a variety of colors.   It has a moh's hardness of 6, incredible dispersion (approximately 0.330, compared to diamond's 0.044), and refractive indices of 2.616 to 2.903.  It is a fiery, brilliant gemstone worthy of any synthetic rough collection.

This lovely sparkly gem is a treat for the eyes!

*Please note that all our photography is done with a 10x macro lens so you might see things in the photographs that you will not see with the unaided eye.*

1.54 carats / 6.75 x 4.0 mm

Estimated Value: $175 - $185

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