Rutilated Quartz Tumbled Stone
Color: transparent with red and golden rutile inclusions
Chakra(s): root, navel, solar plexus, third eye, and crown
About the stone: Rutilated quartz is silicon dioxide containing long, thin hair-like rutile crystals, usually exhibiting a red or golden color.
Astrological sign(s): Leo
Mohs scale: 7 (quartz) and 6 (rutile)
Spiritual uses: Rutilated quartz tumbled stone represents the halo of light surrounding your head, or crown chakra.
Mental uses: This golden red energy in rutilated quartz promotes fine-tuned thinking. This stone is useful for tapping into higher thought and wisdom.
Emotional uses: Rutilated quartz is a self-empowering stone. Use it to find the shining light within you and step away from the useless act of playing small. With its ability to boost your courage, this stone is beneficial for improving your self-esteem.
Physical uses: Rutilated quartz is a reminder to protect yourself from harmful ultraviolet rays. Use this stone to improve your energy level.
Divine guidance: Are you ready to move forward with your life? You have the courage within you to move ahead with your ideas by getting the wheels in motion to create your project or intention. Recognize the amazing powerful person that you are and shine on!
~excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones by Margaret Ann Lembo