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DZ0605 - Hematite
Sterling Mine, Antwerp, New York USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.2 x 4.5 cm
$ 150.00

Sharp hematite crystal mostly as rosettes occur on a matrix of massive hematite.

Self collected by Don Zowater in 1965 in the company of Emo Studley.


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Hematite from Sterling Mine, Antwerp, New York USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0605a.jpg] Hematite from Sterling Mine, Antwerp, New York USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0605b.jpg]




DZ0604 - Silver with Copper
North Kearsarge Mine, Keweenaw County, Michigan
small cabinet - 6.0 x 4.2 x 3.5 cm
$ 2750.00

A 3D group silver crystals typical of the North Kearsarge Mine.


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Silver with Copper from North Kearsarge Mine, Keweenaw County, Michigan [db_pics/zowater/DZ0604a.jpg] Silver with Copper from North Kearsarge Mine, Keweenaw County, Michigan [db_pics/zowater/DZ0604b.jpg] Silver with Copper from North Kearsarge Mine, Keweenaw County, Michigan [db_pics/zowater/DZ0604c.jpg]




DZ0603 - Silver
San Genardo Mine, Peru
small cabinet - 6.0 x 3.5 x 1.0 cm
$ 525.00

Long spinel twin with good herringbone structures.


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Silver from San Genardo Mine, Peru [db_pics/zowater/DZ0603a.jpg] Silver from San Genardo Mine, Peru [db_pics/zowater/DZ0603b.jpg] Silver from San Genardo Mine, Peru [db_pics/zowater/DZ0603c.jpg]




DZ0606 - Siderite
Morro Velho Mine, Nova Lime, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 7.1 x 5.6 x 4.3 cm
$ 500.00

An unusually large transparent to semi translucent siderite crystal from the Morro Velho gold mine.


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Siderite from Morro Velho Mine, Nova Lime, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ0606a.jpg] Siderite from Morro Velho Mine, Nova Lime, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/zowater/DZ0606b.jpg]




DZ0608 - Schorl & Muscovite
Pech, Nuristan, Konar Province, Afghanistan
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 3.1 cm
$ 500.00

An interesting example of slightly flattened tourmaline with muscovite on albite.


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Schorl & Muscovite from Pech, Nuristan, Konar Province, Afghanistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ0608a.jpg] Schorl & Muscovite from Pech, Nuristan, Konar Province, Afghanistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ0608b.jpg] Schorl & Muscovite from Pech, Nuristan, Konar Province, Afghanistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ0608c.jpg]




DZ0602 - Topaz
Terryall Mountain, Park County, Colorado USA
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.4 x 2.0 cm
$ 150.00

A single crystal of pale blue gemmy topaz.


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Topaz from Terryall Mountain, Park County, Colorado USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0602a.jpg] Topaz from Terryall Mountain, Park County, Colorado USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0602b.jpg] Topaz from Terryall Mountain, Park County, Colorado USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0602c.jpg]




DZ0610 - Chalcocite
Lucky Friday Pocket, Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin USA
miniature - 3.6 x 3.1 x 2.4 cm
$ 700.00

A single floater crystal of slightly bronze colored chalcocite with nice iridescence


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Chalcocite from Lucky Friday Pocket, Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0610a.jpg] Chalcocite from Lucky Friday Pocket, Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0610b.jpg] Chalcocite from Lucky Friday Pocket, Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0610c.jpg] Chalcocite from Lucky Friday Pocket, Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0610d.jpg]




DZ2407 - Azurite
Oumjrane Mine, Alnif, Morocco
miniature - 5.0 x 3.5 x 2.8 cm
$ 250.00

Flattened azurite rosettes with the larger crystals on the edge.


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Azurite from Oumjrane Mine, Alnif,  Morocco [db_pics/zowater/DZ2407a.jpg] Azurite from Oumjrane Mine, Alnif,  Morocco [db_pics/zowater/DZ2407b.jpg]




DZ2402 - Aragonite
Cozzodisi, Italy
cabinet - 11.3 x 6.9 x 3.6 cm
$ 500.00

A fine example of pale green aragonites from the classic Italian locality. Great form with great fluoresence to boot.


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Aragonite from Cozzodisi, Italy [db_pics/zowater/DZ2402a.jpg]




DZ2403 - Heulandite
Jalgon, India
small cabinet - 6.0 x 5.4 x 2.8 cm
$ 200.00

Simple elegance: a single heulandite bowtie perched on a small tab of matrix. Nice luster, pleasing pink color and doubly terminated.


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Heulandite from Jalgon, India [db_pics/zowater/DZ2403a.jpg] Heulandite from Jalgon, India [db_pics/zowater/DZ2403b.jpg]




DZ2409 - Wolframite
Panasqueira, Portugal
small cabinet - 6.6 x 4.0 x 2.8 cm
$ 300.00 DISCOUNTED 25.00% OFF TO $ 225.00

Panasquiera is one of my favorite localities in the entire world. Greisen deposits are known to prodce some of the finest mineral specimens. Wolframites such as this were considered to be the world's best until the Yaogangxian Mine began producing about 20 years ago.


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Wolframite from Panasqueira, Portugal [db_pics/zowater/DZ2409a.jpg] Wolframite from Panasqueira, Portugal [db_pics/zowater/DZ2409b.jpg]




DZ2406 - Siderite
Cornwall, England
cabinet - 10.8 x 6.8 x 4.6 cm
$ 200.00 DISCOUNTED 25.00% OFF TO $ 150.00

Nice honey brown siderite crystals on banded quartz matrix. Many in optical continuity.


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Siderite from Cornwall, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ2406.jpg] Siderite from Cornwall, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ2406a.jpg]




DZ2408 - Beryl with Muscovite
Sichuan Province, China
small cabinet - 6.0 x 4.3 x 4.4 cm
$ 650.00

Two intersecting tabular beryl crystals perched on a muscovite matrix. The beryls are often labeled as goshenite, however, these are pale blue and could be considered aquamarine.


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Beryl with Muscovite from Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ2408a.jpg] Beryl with Muscovite from Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/zowater/DZ2408b.jpg]




DZ0404 - Galena
Miliken Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri USA
small cabinet - 7.8 x 5.5 x 4.8 cm
$ 425.00

A large and lustrous galena cube with octahedral modifications is perched on a matrix of dolomite with smaller galenas and chalcopyrite.


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Galena from Miliken Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0404a.jpg] Galena from Miliken Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0404b.jpg] Galena from Miliken Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0404c.jpg]




DZ0408 - Calcite
Annabel Lee Mine, Hardin County, Illinois USA
cabinet - 11.2 x 8.0 x 5.0 cm
$ 250.00

A great example of elongate scalenohedral calcite crystals. The only bad part about the specimen is that the fluorite is almost completely covered.


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Calcite from Annabel Lee Mine, Hardin County, Illinois USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0408a.jpg] Calcite from Annabel Lee Mine, Hardin County, Illinois USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0408b.jpg]


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