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DZ1108 - Brucite
Woods Chrome Mine, Texas, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania USA
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4.0 x 2.5 cm
$ 250.00

A single hemishphere of yellowish brucite. The crystals are much larger than average. The lower part of the specimen has been sawn.


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Brucite from Woods Chrome Mine, Texas, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1108a.jpg] Brucite from Woods Chrome Mine, Texas, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1108b.jpg]




DZ1102 - Tourmaline var. Liddicaotite
Sahatany Valley, Madagascar
small cabinet - 5.7 x 3.8 x 3.4 cm
$ 2000.00

This tourmaline is cuttable gem green at the base, grading into a very nice pink tip.


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Tourmaline var. Liddicaotite from Sahatany Valley, Madagascar [db_pics/zowater/DZ1102a.jpg] Tourmaline var. Liddicaotite from Sahatany Valley, Madagascar [db_pics/zowater/DZ1102b.jpg]




DZ1103 - Silver
Copper Falls, Keweenaw, Michigan USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 3.1 x 1.8 cm
$ 400.00

Nice sharp spinel twinned silver crystals on matrix.


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Silver from Copper Falls, Keweenaw, Michigan USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1103a.jpg] Silver from Copper Falls, Keweenaw, Michigan USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1103b.jpg]




DZ1101 - Topaz and Muscovite
Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 5.4 x 4.4 x 2.0 cm
$ 500.00

Some of the best things in life are simple. The topaz is clear enough to see where the muscovite has grown into the topaz.


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Topaz and Muscovite from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ1101a.jpg] Topaz and Muscovite from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ1101b.jpg]




DZ1105 - Babingtonite on Prehnite
Hongxi, Meigu, Sichuan Province, China
small cabinet - 6.6 x 5.6 x 4.4 cm
$ 750.00

Sharp babingtonite crystals contrasted nicely on green prehnite.


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Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongxi, Meigu, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ1105a.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongxi, Meigu, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ1105b.jpg]




DZ1007 - Beryl var. Aquamarine
Mt. Xuebaoding, Sichuan, China
miniature - 3.9 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm
$ 400.00

Super aesthetic tabular aquamarine. It is doubly terminated and the prism faces at both ends of the crystal give a sharp wedged edge to all six prism faces.


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Beryl var. Aquamarine from Mt. Xuebaoding, Sichuan, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ1007a.jpg] Beryl var. Aquamarine from Mt. Xuebaoding, Sichuan, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ1007b.jpg]




DZ1008 - Pyrolusite
Dona Ana County, New Mexico USA
small cabinet - 6.8 x 4.5 x 2.2 cm
$ 300.00

A mass of feathery pyrolusite crystals on a finer grained pyrolusite matrix.


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Pyrolusite from Dona Ana County, New Mexico USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1008a.jpg] Pyrolusite from Dona Ana County, New Mexico USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1008b.jpg]




DZ3110 - Zircon
Seiland Island, Alta, Norway
cabinet - 12.0 x 7.2 x 3.3 cm
$ 850.00

A 3.5 cm doubly terminated zircon in a massive biotite matrix.


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Zircon from Seiland Island, Alta, Norway [db_pics/zowater/DZ3110a.jpg] Zircon from Seiland Island, Alta, Norway [db_pics/zowater/DZ3110b.jpg]




DZ3112 - Spodumene
Afghanistan
cabinet - 9.7 x 4.1 x 3.4 cm
$ 1000.00

A nice elongate yellow spodumene (triphane) associated with quartz and muscovite.


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Spodumene from Afghanistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ3112a.jpg] Spodumene from Afghanistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ3112b.jpg]




DZ3101 - Spinel
Amity, Orange County, New York USA
miniature - 4.4 x 3.6 x 3.4 cm
$ 500.00

Several intergrown spinel crystals to over 2 cm associated with a large but oxidized 3cm chondrodite crystal.


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Spinel from Amity, Orange County, New York USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ3101a.jpg] Spinel from Amity, Orange County, New York USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ3101b.jpg]




DZ0711 - Azurite
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.4 x 3.6 x 2.5 cm
$ 650.00 DISCOUNTED 35.00% OFF TO $ 422.50

ex Richard A Kosnar Collection

Click here to view specimen video.


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Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0711a.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0711b.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0711c.jpg]




DZ4007 - Columbite-Tantalite
Bahia, Brazil
miniature - 4.0 x 3.2 x 1.7 cm
$ 375.00

An exceptionally well formed and terminated crystal of this relatively rare species of the transition metals. The crystal has a slightly bronze color highlighted by a blue iridescence resembling covallite from Butte, MT.


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Columbite-Tantalite from Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ4007a.jpg] Columbite-Tantalite from Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ4007b.jpg]




DZ4010 - Rose Quartz
Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 6.0 x 2.4 x 2.0 cm
$ 450.00

Large and well formed rose quartz with unusually good transparency.


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Rose Quartz from Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ4010a.jpg] Rose Quartz from Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ4010b.jpg] Rose Quartz from Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ4010c.jpg]




DZ4202 - Orthoclase
Canton Uri, Switzerland
small cabinet - 5.4 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm
$ 125.00

A snow white super sharp adularia stands up from a matrix of smaller adularias and flattened quartz crystals.


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Orthoclase from Canton Uri, Switzerland [db_pics/zowater/DZ4202a.jpg] Orthoclase from Canton Uri, Switzerland [db_pics/zowater/DZ4202b.jpg]




DZ4203 - Chalcopyrite on Chalcocite
Daye Copper Mine, Huangshi, Hubei Province, China
miniature - 3.9 x 3.8 x 1.6 cm
$ 450.00

Thin needles of chalcocite are coated by stalagtictic-like growths of chalcopyrite. The slight oxidation of the chalcopyrite yields beautiful iridescent blue and green tarnish.


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Chalcopyrite on Chalcocite from Daye Copper Mine, Huangshi, Hubei Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ4203a.jpg] Chalcopyrite on Chalcocite from Daye Copper Mine, Huangshi, Hubei Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ4203c.jpg]


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