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DescriptionRutile, TiO2 (titanium oxide), is an interesting, varied and important mineral. Rutile is a major ore of titanium, a metal used for high tech alloys because of its light weight, high strength and resistance to corrosion.
LocationUSA ▹ Arkansas. Near Magnet Cove.
PhotographerNessa Eull. 2001-09-20.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #478.
Key wordsRutile, Arkansas
Tech details677 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1564