Rutile, Fine Hand Specimen


Name : Rutile
Locality : Snarum, Norway
Size : 2.25 x 1.75 x .75 inches
Weight : 207 grams
Source : Eimer & Amend, New York (label), Yankee Mineral and Gems (label)
Notes : #26 on E&A label

Bernard Amend founded the firm in New York City in 1851. In 1856 Carl Eimer joined the firm as a partner and the name was changed to Eimer & Amend. They were primarily a supplier of chemical laboratory equipment and chemicals, but did carry a limited range of meteorological equipment. They maintained a glass blowing shop and manufactured barometers and thermometers. In 1940, Eimer & Amend was acquired by Fisher Scientific Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Fisher Scientific remains in business today as a major scientific equipment supplier -

Refer to the photos. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the specimen shown.