Because my bullshit awful fantroll must be au’d into every possible au - have a bullshit awful gemsona. Look at her. Her gem’s sticking out of the side of her goddamn head. She chooses to pierce her nose physically after reforming rather than just generating a form with piercings like any civilized gem would do. What an embarrassment.
Sagenite (also called “rutilated quartz” but I feel weird about giving her the quartz name) is a Kindergarten gem from a more recently conquered colony planet, where she was cultivated for her gem type’s huge amount of energy - of the “can be usefully used as a battery” kind of energy. She thinks this is total bullshit and while she hasn’t (yet) gone completely AWOL she does have close ties to some clandestine anti-homeworld resistance factions.
She’s too young to have been part of Rose Quartz’s rebellion and so are most of the other rebels she hangs around with, but there’s kind of a vague awareness of a general who went rouge and managed to shut down a colony planet a few thousand years back? They’re not aware that Rose or any of her followers survived, though, and they’re not nearly organized enough to even think about trying to emulate her.
Twinned rutile in a very common form, often referred to as reticulated or geniculated, and rutile of this habit is known as sagenite. Twinned rutile like this is typical on quartz but can also be found on other substrates, such as siderite.
½" Madagascar dendritic agate round labret with sagenite inclusions. This piece exhibits some really amazing colors and is so interesting up close! It is discounted because of tiny natural divots (as a result of the sagenite inclusions) on the wearable