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DZ1504 - Galena with Quartz & Sphalerite
Nikolai Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
small cabinet - 5.4 x 4.1 x 4.0 cm
$ 250.00

Highly lustrous spinel law twinned galena perched on tetrahedral sphalerite crystals, with some calcite and siderite for contrast.


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Galena with Quartz & Sphalerite from Nikolai Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/zowater/DZ1504a.jpg] Galena with Quartz & Sphalerite from Nikolai Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/zowater/DZ1504b.jpg]




DZ1502 - Calcite
Rudny, Kazakhstan
small cabinet - 6.8 x 5.2 x 4.3 cm
$ 400.00

A classic yellow calcite from Rudny with highly complex crystal forms based off of the larger rhombic crystal. Preferential natural frosting on some faces, while others have great luster.


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Calcite from Rudny, Kazakhstan [db_pics/zowater/DZ1502a.jpg] Calcite from Rudny, Kazakhstan [db_pics/zowater/DZ1502b.jpg] Calcite from Rudny, Kazakhstan [db_pics/zowater/DZ1502c.jpg]




DZ1509 - Pyrrhotite on Dolomite
Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 5.2 x 3.6 x 2.9 cm
$ 250.00 DISCOUNTED 25.00% OFF TO $ 187.50

An unusual twinned crystal perched on a matrix of dolomite. I've never seen an interpenetrant twin such as this before.


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Pyrrhotite on Dolomite from Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ1509a.jpg] Pyrrhotite on Dolomite from Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ1509b.jpg] Pyrrhotite on Dolomite from Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ1509c.jpg]




DZ1505 - Ferro-Axinite
Tyumen Oblast, Russia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 1.1 cm
$ 500.00

A perfect floater crystal with great transparency along the edges. What more can you ask for?


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Ferro-Axinite from Tyumen Oblast, Russia [db_pics/zowater/DZ1505a.jpg] Ferro-Axinite from Tyumen Oblast, Russia [db_pics/zowater/DZ1505b.jpg]




DZ1501 - Silver
Dzhezkazgan, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan
small cabinet - 5.8 x 3.3 x 2.2 cm
$ 2000.00

A compact mass of highly contorted silver wires with acanthite and a few tiny calcite crystals. The thing I like about this specimen is the natural habit of the wires, as opposed to the silvers that have been to the "hair dressers" like you see so frequently on the market these days.


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Silver from Dzhezkazgan, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan [db_pics/zowater/DZ1501a.jpg] Silver from Dzhezkazgan, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan [db_pics/zowater/DZ1501b.jpg]




DZ2306 - Tourmaline
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA
small cabinet - 6.2 x 3.7 x 2.4 cm
$ 1200.00

Bubblegum eye candy. The largest crystal is doubly terminated, has good luster, and fantastic color. The smaller intergrown crystal shows tectonic stress fractures, and has a pale green cap.


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Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ2306a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ2306b.jpg]




DZ2311 - Nickelskutterudite
Schneeberg, Germany
small cabinet - 5.1 x 3.9 x 3.2 cm
$ 650.00

An exceptional example of a rare mineral with modified cubic crystals. Modifications are octahedral, and higher order crystal forms.


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Nickelskutterudite from Schneeberg, Germany [db_pics/zowater/DZ2311a.jpg]




DZ2309 - Peridot with Magnetite
Sapat, Kaghan Valley, Mansehra District, Pakistan
miniature - 4.4 x 2.6 x 2.5 cm
$ 400.00

A group of semi-equant green peridot crystals with a lustrous magnetite for contrast.


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Peridot with Magnetite from Sapat, Kaghan Valley, Mansehra District, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ2309a.jpg] Peridot with Magnetite from Sapat, Kaghan Valley, Mansehra District, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ2309b.jpg]




DZ2303 - Prehnite
Bourg D'Oisans, France
miniature - 5.0 x 2.9 x 2.3 cm
$ 300.00

Highly lustrous transparent to translucent crystals with a doubly terminated bowtie habit.


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Prehnite from Bourg D'Oisans, France [db_pics/zowater/DZ2303a.jpg] Prehnite from Bourg D'Oisans, France [db_pics/zowater/DZ2303b.jpg]




DZ2304 - Calcite
Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
small cabinet - 5.6 x 5.3 x 3.1 cm
$ 400.00

Interesting disc shaped twinned crystals typical of the find from the mid 1990's.


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Calcite from Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/zowater/DZ2304a.jpg] Calcite from Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/zowater/DZ2304b.jpg] Calcite from Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/zowater/DZ2304c.jpg]




DZ2307 - Quartz "Herkimer Diamond" on Calcite
Herkimer, New York USA
small cabinet - 5.4 x 4.5 x 4.3 cm
$ 250.00 DISCOUNTED 25.00% OFF TO $ 187.50

Herkimer diamonds are commonly seen as floater crystals or groups. This one has the added benefit of a large calcite crystal for contrast.


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Quartz Quartz




DZ1810 - Adularia on Albite
Bristol County, Massachusetts USA
small cabinet - 7.6 x 5.4 x 2.8 cm
$ 75.00

A rock forming mineral collectors' dream: feldspar on feldspar! A sharp adularia perched on lustrous white albite.


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Adularia on Albite from Bristol County, Massachusetts USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1810a.jpg] Adularia on Albite from Bristol County, Massachusetts USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1810b.jpg]




DZ2503 - Hematite with Quartz
Cavradi Gorge, Tavetsch, Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
miniature - 4.9 x 3.7 x 1.9 cm
$ 750.00

Simple elegance. A 3.2 cm hematite crystal with tiny rutiles on the face, offset by a single quartz crystal.


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Hematite with Quartz from Cavradi Gorge, Tavetsch, Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland [db_pics/zowater/DZ2503a.jpg] Hematite with Quartz from Cavradi Gorge, Tavetsch, Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland [db_pics/zowater/DZ2503b.jpg]




DZ1804 - Stilbite
Sakur, Ahmadnagar District, Maharashtra, India
cabinet - 10.2 x 5.6 x 4.0 cm
$ 300.00 DISCOUNTED 25.00% OFF TO $ 225.00

A large green stilbite bowtie on a matrix of smaller stilbites. 


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Stilbite from Sakur, Ahmadnagar District, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/zowater/DZ1804a.jpg] Stilbite from Sakur, Ahmadnagar District, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/zowater/DZ1804b.jpg] Stilbite from Sakur, Ahmadnagar District, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/zowater/DZ1804c.jpg] Stilbite from Sakur, Ahmadnagar District, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/zowater/DZ1804d.jpg]




DZ0211 - Cinnabar on Quartz
Tongren, Ghizou Province, China
small cabinet - 5.9 x 4.5 x 3.7 cm
$ 1000.00

Anyone who has frequented Tucson over the last 20 years has seen thousands of Cinnabar specimens from China. This one is set apart from the masses by its beautiful twinning, razor sharp crystals, and very high luster. It is contrasted well on its quartz and dolomite matrix. With backlighting, the translucency shows with great red color.


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Cinnabar on Quartz from Tongren, Ghizou Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ0211a.jpg] Cinnabar on Quartz from Tongren, Ghizou Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ0211b.jpg]


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