A pink Sapphire from Myanmar contains an area of dense rutile silk, which thins out in the foreground to a finer area of the same feature which displays the familiar cross-hatched lattice structure typical of Corundum.
Short iridescent silk-like Rutile needles arranged in hexagonal formation follow the growth structure of this pink Sapphire from Madagascar.
Amethyst Inclusion type: 'liquid', of nature: 'aqueous phase and gas', with appearance: 'biphasic liquid and buble'. Darkfield 45X
Rock crystal intruded by rutile. Madagascar
Irridescent silk-like Rutile needles in a blue to Purple colour-change Sapphire from Madagascar.