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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]




DZ4806 - Wulfenite
Glove Mine, Santa Cruz County, Arizona USA
cabinet - 13.8 x 9.7 x 5.0 cm
$ 400.00

 Typical yellow wulfenite grades outwards to increasing iron/manganese stained crystals.


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Wulfenite from Glove Mine, Santa Cruz County, Arizona USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4806a.jpg] Wulfenite from Glove Mine, Santa Cruz County, Arizona USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4806b.jpg] Wulfenite from Glove Mine, Santa Cruz County, Arizona USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4806c.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]




DZ1006 - Copper
Upper Peninsula, Michigan USA
small cabinet - 8.0 x 7.3 x 2.8 cm
$ 400.00

This is an interesting mux of a natural specimen and a mining artifact. Unusually complex copper crystals with small calcite crystals occur with a large fin of chiseled copper. This piece obviously was chisled off a much larger specimen.


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Copper from Upper Peninsula, Michigan USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1006a.jpg] Copper from Upper Peninsula, Michigan USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1006b.jpg] Copper from Upper Peninsula, Michigan USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1006c.jpg]




DZ1003 - Pyromorphite
Roughton Gill, Caldbeck Fell District, Cumbria, England
small cabinet - 7.2 x 6.2 x 3.6 cm
$ 1200.00

A surprisingly good pyromorphite specimen from Roughton Hill. One rarely sees crystals of this size in such good condition. The pyromorphite grades from an olive green on one side to a paler almost lime green in the center. The largest crystals are 1 cm tall.


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Pyromorphite from Roughton Gill, Caldbeck Fell District, Cumbria, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ1003a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Roughton Gill, Caldbeck Fell District, Cumbria, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ1003b.jpg]




DZ1002 - Cerussite
Mibladen, Morocco
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.3 x 2.3 cm
$ 400.00

Complex crystal growth of cerussite with a little bit of oxidized galena at the edges. Many of the crystal faces are in optical continuity.


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Cerussite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/zowater/DZ1002a.jpg]




DZ1007 - Beryl var. Aquamarine
Mt. Xuebaoding, Sichuan, China
thumbnail - 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 DISCOUNTED 25.00% OFF TO $ 225.00

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
thumbnail - 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
thumbnail - 4.4 x 3.6 x 2.5 cm
$ 650.00

ex Richard A Kosnar Collection


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




DZ4006 - Quartz
Collier Creek Mine, Montgomery County, Arkansas USA
small cabinet - 8.3 x 6.6 x 2.5 cm
$ 200.00

This quartz shows just how good material from Arkansas can get. The formation resembles faden from Pakistan, but obviously it is not.


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Quartz from Collier Creek Mine, Montgomery County, Arkansas USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4006a.jpg] Quartz from Collier Creek Mine, Montgomery County, Arkansas USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4006b.jpg] Quartz from Collier Creek Mine, Montgomery County, Arkansas USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4006c.jpg] Quartz from Collier Creek Mine, Montgomery County, Arkansas USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4006d.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]


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