Wow! What an amazing example of Rutliated Quartz! Plum full of beautiful titanium dioxide crystals (rutile). Gorgeous!! Rutilated Quartz is a variety of Quartz crystal that contains small needles of Rutile trapped inside. For you scientific types the needles are actually Titanium Dioxide crystals. Rutile intensifies the healing power of Quartz. It assists you by magnifying all positive energy entering your aura system, it clears negative energy and energy blockages. Please vist my 'Q' Page of Crystals to see more Rutilated Quartz!