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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]




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]




DZ3707 - Stephanite
Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm
$ 500.00

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 25.00% OFF TO $ 225.00

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 25.00% OFF TO $ 187.50

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

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

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]


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