Rutilated Quartz Crystal Properties

Psychic Abilities, Balance, Protection

Gems By LYC
3 min readNov 12, 2022

Aka: Venus’ Hair Stone

Rutilated Quartz Tumbles

Spiritual Properties

  • Helps align your journey
  • Enhances psychic abilities
  • A tool for enlightening the soul
  • Promotes spiritual growth and creative power
  • Said to have the perfect balance of cosmic light
  • Powerful for setting intentions and manifesting
  • Helps you to connect to higher realms through meditation
  • Allows you to release past issues and resistance you may encounter on their spiritual path

Mental Properties

  • Aids in self control
  • Increases mental clarity
  • Enhances Independence
  • Amplifies energy of thoughts
  • Increases mental clarity, creativity, and concentration
Cut and Polished Rutilated Quartz

Emotional Properties

  • Soothes dark moods
  • Enhances deep relaxation
  • Relieves fears, phobias and anxiety
  • Lifts your mood and promotes positivity
  • Great to use when you need to stabilize your relationship and love

Kundalini Properties

  • Energizes the chakras
  • An efficient vibrational healer
  • Cleanses and energizes the aura
  • Links the root chakra to the crown chakra
  • Infuses the body with divine light and energy
  • Removes negative energy and purifies toxic thoughts
Rutilated Quartz Point


  • Chakras: All
  • Energy: Both Projective and Receptive
  • Planets: Sun
  • Element: Air, Fire
  • Zodiacs: Taurus, Gemini, Leo
  • Number: 4, 6


  • I am a beacon of light
  • I easily and clearly visualize what I wish to manifest.
Rutilated Quartz Twins

Health Benefits

  • Enhances immunity
  • Quickens injury recovery
  • Can act as an antidepressant
  • Aids exhaustion and lack of energy
  • Stimulates cell regeneration and repairs torn tissue
  • Helpful for chronic conditions and for impotence and infertility
  • Treats respiratory tract and bronchitis, stimulates and balances the thyroid
  • Absorbs mercury poisoning from nerves, muscles, blood and the intestinal tract
Raw Rutilated Quartz

Physical Properties

Color: Colorless; Inclusions in red, orange, gold, brown, silver, and gray

Habit: Macroscopic quartz crystals, Rhombohedrons forming six sided pyramids, .Trigonal tapezohedral faces

Twins: Common

Rarity: Common

Luster: Vitreous (glass-like)

Species: Chalcedony

Zoning: Absent

Parting: Absent

Streak: White

Gravity: 2.66

Tenacity: Brittle

Fracture: Conchoidal

Cleavage: None

Hardness: 6.5 to 7

Locations: Australia, India, Russia, Spain, Brazil, Madagascar, Pakistan, and the US

Inclusions: Titanium dioxide aka rutile

Dispersion: Absent

Chatoyancy: Absent

Pleochroism: Absent

Fluorescence: Absent

Birefringence: 0.009

Diaphaneity: Opaque to transparent

Named After: Rutile” comes from the Latin word rutilus, which means reddish.

Melting point: 1670 °C

Discovered In: 1940’s — 50’s

Luminescence: Absent

Discovered By: Miners in Brazil found rutilated quartz stones while seeking out clear quartz for glasses.

Chemical Name: Rutile and Quartz

Refractive Index: 1.54–1.55

System/Structure: Trigonal

Optical properties: Uniaxial (+)

Chemical Formula: Quartz chemical composition: SiO2

Rutile chemical composition: TiO2

Chemical Classification: Silicon dioxide

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