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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

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

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

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]




DZ4310 - Azurite & Malachite
Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.1 x 4.5 x 1.8 cm
$ 500.00

A single azurite crystal nested in a bed of malachite pseudomorphs.


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Azurite & Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ4310a.jpg] Azurite & Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ4310b.jpg]




DZ4306 - Aegirine & Orthoclase
Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi
small cabinet - 6.8 x 4.0 x 3.6 cm
$ 400.00

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

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]




DZ0104 - Stibiconite
Estacion Wadley, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.7 x 5.7 x 2.6 cm
$ 150.00

A nice jack straw formation of Stibiconite after Stibnite typical of this classic Mexican locality.


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Stibiconite from Estacion Wadley, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0104a.jpg] Stibiconite from Estacion Wadley, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0104b.jpg]




DZ0113 - Spinel
Crazy Sphinx Claim, Lewis & Clark County, Montana
miniature - 3.7 x 2.7 x 2.3 cm
$ 250.00

A perfect octahredron of beautiful blue spinel. Slightly translucent.

 

Collected by Bart Cannon


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Spinel from Crazy Sphinx Claim, Lewis & Clark County, Montana [db_pics/zowater/DZ0113a.jpg] Spinel from Crazy Sphinx Claim, Lewis & Clark County, Montana [db_pics/zowater/DZ0113b.jpg]




DZ0110 - Pyrargyrite
San Luis Mine, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 4.5 x 4.3 x 2.7 cm
$ 3500.00

A perfect miniature group of large lustrous pyrargyrite crystals. Most of the crystals show the typical re-entrant twinning on the top crystal face. With backlighting, strong red flashes can be seen. A great specimen for lovers of ruby silvers.


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Pyrargyrite from San Luis Mine, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0110a.jpg] Pyrargyrite from San Luis Mine, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0110b.jpg]




DZ0107 - Quartz coated by Chlorite
St. Gotthard, Lepontine Alps, Ticino, Switzerland
small cabinet - 7.2 x 4.2 x 4.0 cm
$ 250.00

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]




DZ0101 - Silver with Acanthite and Calcite
Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.2 x 4.9 x 3.7 cm
$ 1500.00

This is a great 3D silver from Batopilas with very heavy herringbones and natural unetched calcite matrix.


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Silver with Acanthite and Calcite from Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0101a.jpg] Silver with Acanthite and Calcite from Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0101b.jpg]




DZ1706 - Brucite
Woods Mine, Texas, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.0 x 1.8 cm
$ 1200.00

A fine group of botryiodal crystals.

ex A. Rosensweig Collection


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Brucite from Woods Mine, Texas, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania [db_pics/zowater/DZ1706a.jpg]




DZ1707 - Siderite on Adularia
Furkahorn, Goschener Alp, Switzerland
small cabinet - 6.3 x 4.5 x 2.9 cm
$ 500.00

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

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

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]


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