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DZ0107 - Quartz coated by Chlorite
St. Gotthard, Lepontine Alps, Ticino, Switzerland
small cabinet - 7.2 x 4.2 x 4.0 cm
$ 250.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 175.00

A single gwindel perched at an angle with several smaller quartz crystals around the base. All of the quartz is coated by a very thin layer of intergrown chlorite crystals.


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Quartz coated by Chlorite from St. Gotthard, Lepontine Alps, Ticino, Switzerland [db_pics/zowater/DZ0107a.jpg] Quartz coated by Chlorite from St. Gotthard, Lepontine Alps, Ticino, Switzerland [db_pics/zowater/DZ0107b.jpg]




DZ1707 - Siderite on Adularia
Furkahorn, Goschener Alp, Switzerland
small cabinet - 6.3 x 4.5 x 2.9 cm
$ 500.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 350.00

A fine example of semitranslucent siderite aesthetically perched on adularia.

ex Gunter Klimm collection


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Siderite on Adularia from Furkahorn, Goschener Alp, Switzerland [db_pics/zowater/DZ1707a.jpg] Siderite on Adularia from Furkahorn, Goschener Alp, Switzerland [db_pics/zowater/DZ1707b.jpg] Siderite on Adularia from Furkahorn, Goschener Alp, Switzerland [db_pics/zowater/DZ1707c.jpg]




DZ1708 - Hematite with Quartz
Elba, Italy
miniature - 4.6 x 4.5 x 3.8 cm
$ 500.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 350.00

An exceptionally clean and well formed discoidal hematite with quartz crystals for contrast.


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Hematite with Quartz from Elba, Italy [db_pics/zowater/DZ1708a.jpg] Hematite with Quartz from Elba, Italy [db_pics/zowater/DZ1708b.jpg] Hematite with Quartz from Elba, Italy [db_pics/zowater/DZ1708c.jpg]




DZ1703 - Azurite
Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.0 x 3.4 cm
$ 3000.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 2100.00

Electric blue. What else can I say?


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Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ1703a.jpg]




DZ3707 - Stephanite
Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm
$ 500.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 350.00

A floater specimen of two stephanites growing at nearly right angles. Crystals are exceptionally sharp and well formed.


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Stephanite from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ3707a.jpg] Stephanite from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ3707b.jpg]




DZ3708 - Pyromorphite
Daoping Mine, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
miniature - 4.3 x 3.4 x 2.8 cm
$ 300.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 210.00

An unusual pyromorphite group. The colors are subtly bicolored and many of the crystals are doubly terminated.


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Pyromorphite from Daoping Mine, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ3708a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Daoping Mine, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ3708b.jpg]




DZ3704 - Vesuvianite
Shigar Valley, Gilgit Division, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.7 x 4.3 x 2.3 cm
$ 250.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 175.00

The larger vesuvianites on this specimen are double terminated and show a zoned growth giving a cats eye texture.


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Vesuvianite from Shigar Valley, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ3704a.jpg] Vesuvianite from Shigar Valley, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ3704b.jpg]




DZ3702 - Hematite
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 5.8 x 4.4 x 3.1 cm
$ 300.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 210.00

Hematites like this have been called "Iron Roses" due to the concentric floral pattern. These roses are thicker than normal with the pinacoid surface having very high luster.


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Hematite from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ3702a.jpg] Hematite from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ3702b.jpg] Hematite from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ3702c.jpg]




DZ3709 - Phenakite
Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
miniature - 5.0 x 3.2 x 2.8 cm
$ 500.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 350.00

Doubly terminated phenakite perched on quartz.


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Phenakite from Antananarivo Province, Madagascar [db_pics/zowater/DZ3709a.jpg] Phenakite from Antananarivo Province, Madagascar [db_pics/zowater/DZ3709b.jpg] Phenakite from Antananarivo Province, Madagascar [db_pics/zowater/DZ3709c.jpg]




DZ3711 - Polybasite-Pearceite
Level 415, San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.0 x 1.3 cm
$ 500.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 350.00

Hexagonal polybasites with a secondary growth of small chalcopyrite crystals.


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Polybasite-Pearceite from Level 415, San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ3711a.jpg] Polybasite-Pearceite from Level 415, San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ3711b.jpg]




DZ3706 - Cassiterite with Beryl
Zinyang Mine, Sichuan Province, China
miniature - 3.7 x 3.3 x 2.8 cm
$ 750.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 525.00

An aesthetic group of beautifully twinned cassiterites perched on muscovite with a clear beryl crystal (goshenite) at the base.


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Cassiterite with Beryl from Zinyang Mine, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ3706a.jpg] Cassiterite with Beryl from Zinyang Mine, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ3706b.jpg]




DZ3710 - Cerussite
Taouz, Morocco
miniature - 4.8 x 4.1 x 2.2 cm
$ 450.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 315.00

A beautiful snowflake of cerussite exhibiting classic reticulated twinning. The back surface has numerous balls of an unidentified manganese oxide.


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Cerussite from Taouz, Morocco [db_pics/zowater/DZ3710a.jpg] Cerussite from Taouz, Morocco [db_pics/zowater/DZ3710b.jpg]




DZ3701 - Copper
Houghton County, Michigan, USA
cabinet - 12.1 x 6.8 x 3.8 cm
$ 3500.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 2450.00

This is a great copper, with heavy herringbones and spinel twinned crystals.


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Copper from Houghton County, Michigan, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ3701a.jpg] Copper from Houghton County, Michigan, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ3701b.jpg] Copper from Houghton County, Michigan, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ3701c.jpg]




DZ4507 - Epidote
Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska USA
small cabinet - 6.2 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm
$ 400.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 280.00

While most epidotes from the Green Monster Mine are blocky crystals, one pocket was encountered with radiating sprays of lustrous green epidote. The unique part is due to the lighter green tips with better transparency, coined "Jackstraw".


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Epidote from Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4507a.jpg] Epidote from Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4507b.jpg] Epidote from Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4507c.jpg]




DZ4501 - Stibnite
Loudi Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
cabinet - 13.9 x 3.0 x 1.4 cm
$ 400.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 280.00

An aesthetic stibnite group with an uusual kinked crystal growth.


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Stibnite from Loudi Prefecture, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ4501a.jpg] Stibnite from Loudi Prefecture, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ4501b.jpg]


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