Rutilated Quartz

Rutilated Quartz is identified as quartz crystal containing rutile crystals growing within it.  The chemical composition of rutile is titanium dioxide, and occurs as "hairs" or thin, straight crystals, with a metallic lustre.
Metaphysical Properties:  Rutilated quartz is known to intensify the power of the quartz crystal.  Excellent for astral travel.  Affects both etheric and astral bodies. Insight, awareness, communication with that beyond our physical realm.  Can assist in identifying the root of a problem. Rutile is known to bring strength and tranquility with love, and ease transition and growth with reason and order. Used for healing and balancing the aura. Stabilizing energy.
Corresponding Astrological Signs: Gemini, Taurus