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DZ0511 - Cassiterite
Viloca Mine, La Paz, Bolivia
miniature - 4.1 x 3.5 x 2.0 cm
$ 500.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 350.00

A small group of super lustrous crystals associated with a few quartz crystals.


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Cassiterite from Viloca Mine, La Paz, Bolivia [db_pics/zowater/DZ0511a.jpg] Cassiterite from Viloca Mine, La Paz, Bolivia [db_pics/zowater/DZ0511b.jpg]




DZ0503 - Silver
New Nevada Mine, Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.0 x 2.1 x 1.4 cm
$ 450.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 315.00

This is a typical silver from Batopilas showing long spinel twins and distinct herringbone structures.


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Silver from New Nevada Mine, Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0503a.jpg] Silver from New Nevada Mine, Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0503b.jpg]




DZ0506 - Cobaltoan Calcite
Mupine Mine, Shaba, Zaire
small cabinet - 7.3 x 6.3 x 4.6 cm
$ 600.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 420.00


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Cobaltoan Calcite from Mupine Mine, Shaba, Zaire [db_pics/zowater/DZ0506a.jpg] Cobaltoan Calcite from Mupine Mine, Shaba, Zaire [db_pics/zowater/DZ0506b.jpg]




DZ0508 - Microcline
Laggo Maggiore, Braveno, Italy
small cabinet - 6.9 x 6.0 x 3.9 cm
$ 125.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 87.50

Large twinned microclines in a matrix of small albites and quartz.


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Microcline from Laggo Maggiore, Braveno, Italy [db_pics/zowater/DZ0508a.jpg] Microcline from Laggo Maggiore, Braveno, Italy [db_pics/zowater/DZ0508b.jpg]




DZ0510 - Brucite
Woods Chrome Mine, Texas, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania USA
miniature - 4.1 x 3.5 x 1.1 cm
$ 500.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 350.00

This brucite crystal is surprisingly large and transparent. I do not normally think of transparency when with Brucite but one can actually read print through this crystal.


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Brucite from Woods Chrome Mine, Texas, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0510a.jpg]




DZ4603 - Barite
England?
miniature - 3.8 x 3.0 x 2.4 cm
$ 100.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 70.00

Pale blue transparent to translucent barite crystals with a small amount of gossenous material at the base. Very likely from England.


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Barite from England? [db_pics/zowater/DZ4603a.jpg] Barite from England? [db_pics/zowater/DZ4603b.jpg]




DZ4608 - Pectolite on Datolite
Millington, New Jersey USA
small cabinet - 8.7 x 7.4 x 3.0 cm
$ 50.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 35.00

Two spherical pectolite balls perched on datolite.


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Pectolite on Datolite from Millington, New Jersey USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4608a.jpg]




DZ4605 - Variscite
Lucin, Utah
large cabinet - 15.9 x 8.4 x 2.9 cm
$ 300.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 210.00

A large polished slab with good green color. Slightly rounded breccia fragments give a texture one could imagine belonging on dinosaur skin. 


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Variscite from Lucin, Utah [db_pics/zowater/DZ4605a.jpg]




DZ4607 - Franklinite, Willamite & Zincite
Franklin, New Jersey USA
small cabinet - 7.7 x 6.5 x 3.3 cm
$ 500.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 350.00

Three principle octahedrons of franklinite occur in a matrix with numerous smaller franklinites, pink calcite, and a large willamite. A small vug in the willamite has a well formed 4mm zincite crystal.


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Franklinite, Willamite & Zincite from Franklin, New Jersey USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4607a.jpg] Franklinite, Willamite & Zincite from Franklin, New Jersey USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4607b.jpg]




DZ4604 - Topaz
Shigar Valley, Gilgit Division, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.3 x 3.4 x 3.0 cm
$ 1000.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 700.00

A very interesting naturally etched topaz crystal. This floater is effectively terminated, but there are virtually no prism faces. It has extremely high luster and transparency.


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Topaz from Shigar Valley, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ4604a.jpg] Topaz from Shigar Valley, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ4604b.jpg] Topaz from Shigar Valley, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ4604c.jpg]




DZ4601 - Quartz var. Amethyst
D-Day Pocket near Gaproad, Gilpin County, Colorado USA
small cabinet - 6.8 x 4.7 x 3.5 cm
$ 200.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 140.00

Sceptered amethyst with an interesting hoppered growth, sometimes called "Fenster" quartz.


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Quartz var. Amethyst from D-Day Pocket near Gaproad, Gilpin County, Colorado USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4601a.jpg] Quartz var. Amethyst from D-Day Pocket near Gaproad, Gilpin County, Colorado USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4601b.jpg]




DZ4309 - Azurite
Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.9 x 3.8 x 2.3 cm
$ 2500.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 1750.00

An aesthitc group consisting of four stacked crystals of top color and luster. The blue is almost electric under the right lighting.


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Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ4309a.jpg]




DZ4301 - Epidote
Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska USA
small cabinet - 9.2 x 5.7 x 4.0 cm
$ 4000.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 2800.00

Three large blocky intergrown epidote crystals with small quartz crystals on the top surface.

 

Collected by Arthur Montgomery in 1936 and sold to the Paterson Museum in January 1937.


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Epidote from Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4301a.jpg] Epidote from Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4301b.jpg]




DZ4306 - Aegirine & Orthoclase
Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi
small cabinet - 6.8 x 4.0 x 3.6 cm
$ 400.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 280.00

A group of Aegirine in optical continuity suggesting they are part of a single crystal. The crystals are well terminated and have very high luster.


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Aegirine & Orthoclase from Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi [db_pics/zowater/DZ4306a.jpg] Aegirine & Orthoclase from Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi [db_pics/zowater/DZ4306b.jpg] Aegirine & Orthoclase from Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi [db_pics/zowater/DZ4306c.jpg]




DZ0103 - Brochantite
Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 8.1 x 6.9 x 2.6 cm
$ 1000.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 700.00

Short but stout brochantite crystals with unusually good terminations and high luster.


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Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0103a.jpg] Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0103b.jpg]


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