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DZ3711 - Polybasite-Pearceite
Level 415, San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.0 x 1.3 cm
$ 500.00

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

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

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

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

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

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]




DZ4506 - Acanthite
Proano Mine, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 4.6 x 2.5 x 0.7
$ 450.00

An unusual habit for acanthite with the form resembling polybasite.


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Acanthite from Proano Mine, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ4506a.jpg] Acanthite from Proano Mine, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ4506b.jpg] Acanthite from Proano Mine, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ4506c.jpg]




DZ4504 - Malachite
Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 5.0 x 4.6 x 4.8 cm
$ 400.00 DISCOUNTED 25.00% OFF TO $ 300.00

Beautiful botryoids of fibrous malachite.


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Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ4504a.jpg]




DZ4511 - Gold
Round Mountain Mine, Nye County, Nevada, USA
miniature - 3.9 x 2.9 x 0.7 cm
$ 2500.00

This gold is charactarised by an undulatory leaf (resultant from tectonic deformation within the vein) highlighted by cube octahedral crystals twinned off the main leaf. Small quartz crystals on the matrix compliment the gold.


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Gold from Round Mountain Mine, Nye County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4511a.jpg] Gold from Round Mountain Mine, Nye County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4511b.jpg]




DZ4510 - Zincite (Man made)
Silesia, Poland
small cabinet - 6.8 x 2.7 x 1.7 cm
$ 150.00

Gem clear zincite. Yellow at the base, grading up to amber on the main crystal, with blueish green on the sidecar.


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Zincite (Man made) from Silesia, Poland [db_pics/zowater/DZ4510a.jpg] Zincite (Man made) from Silesia, Poland [db_pics/zowater/DZ4510b.jpg] Zincite (Man made) from Silesia, Poland [db_pics/zowater/DZ4510c.jpg]




DZ4502 - Bournonite on Quartz
Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
miniature - 5.0 x 4.8 x 4.6 cm
$ 900.00

A large doubly terminated crystal perched at the edge of the quartz crystals.


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Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ4502a.jpg] Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ4502b.jpg]




DZ4503 - Fluorite
Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
small cabinet - 7.4 x 4.2 x 3.7 cm
$ 500.00

I love these fluorites. They first hit the market around 1995 and amazed everyone with their incredible glass clarity.


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Fluorite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/zowater/DZ4503a.jpg] Fluorite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/zowater/DZ4503b.jpg] Fluorite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/zowater/DZ4503c.jpg]




DZ3001 - Magnetite
Cerro Huanaquino, Totora, Dept. Potosi, Bolivia
small cabinet - 7.5 x 7.0 x 3.3 cm
$ 2000.00

Superb, large, razor-sharp, lustrous, black, alpine-type octahedrons (some twinned) with Feldspar on matrix.


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Magnetite from Cerro Huanaquino, Totora, Dept. Potosi, Bolivia [db_pics/zowater/DZ3001a.jpg] Magnetite from Cerro Huanaquino, Totora, Dept. Potosi, Bolivia [db_pics/zowater/DZ3001b.jpg]




DZ3009 - Heulandite & Stilbite on Chalcedony
Jalgaon, Northern Maharashtra, India
small cabinet - 8.9 x 5.7 x 3.8 cm
$ 400.00

A super lustrous semi-transparent heulandite with a slight pinkish hue is perched on drusy quartz with several stilbite crystals for contrast.


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Heulandite & Stilbite on Chalcedony from Jalgaon, Northern Maharashtra, India [db_pics/zowater/DZ3009a.jpg] Heulandite & Stilbite on Chalcedony from Jalgaon, Northern Maharashtra, India [db_pics/zowater/DZ3009b.jpg]




DZ3007 - Rhodochrosite
Gilman, Colorado
small cabinet - 6.8 x 3.9 x 3.3 cm
$ 500.00

A Colorado classic. Pale pink disc shaped rhodochrosites on lustrous black sphalerite.


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Rhodochrosite from Gilman, Colorado [db_pics/zowater/DZ3007a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Gilman, Colorado [db_pics/zowater/DZ3007b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Gilman, Colorado [db_pics/zowater/DZ3007c.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Gilman, Colorado [db_pics/zowater/DZ3007d.jpg]


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