Properties: The properties of these stones are primarily determined by the type of mineral growing within the crystal. In fact, these properties are amplified by the energy of the crystal itself. Included crystals of all types teach us to work in harmony with others and that cooperation makes us stronger and wiser.
Notes: Rutilated Quartz is a great example of a mineral (Rutile) included within a crystal. Some carbon mineral inclusions are Tourmaline, Actinolite, Carbon, Epidote, Chlorite, Fluorite, Lithium, Geothite, Hematite, Pyrite, etc.
I have Tourmaline inclusions in quartz (called tourmalated quartz):
I have blue carbon inclusions in quartz: