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DZ1605 - Rutile
Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.7 x 4.3 cm
$ 800.00

A lustrous twinned rutile crystal with great red flashes on both the prism and pyramid faces. The matrix appears to be heavily iron-stained intergrown andalusite crystals.


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Rutile from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1605a.jpg] Rutile from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1605b.jpg]




DZ1601 - Calcite on Fluorite
Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois USA
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.5 x 3.3 cm
$ 450.00

This interesting calcite specimen sits on etched fluorite fragments as matrix. The calcite has unusual scalenohedral(?) bodies capped by poker chip like twinned crystals at the top.


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Calcite on Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1601a.jpg] Calcite on Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1601b.jpg] Calcite on Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ1601c.jpg]




DZ1609 - Beryl var. Aquamarine on Albite
Harra Mosh, Dassau, Sassi, Gilgit, Pakistan
small cabinet - 6.6 x 3.4 x 3.3 cm
$ 1500.00

A totally transparent pale blue aquamarine crystal nested in well crystallized albites.


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Beryl var. Aquamarine on Albite from Harra Mosh, Dassau, Sassi, Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ1609a.jpg] Beryl var. Aquamarine on Albite from Harra Mosh, Dassau, Sassi, Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ1609b.jpg]




DZ1608 - Tourmaline
Kunar Province, Afghanistan
miniature - 4.5 x 2.1 x 1.3 cm
$ 300.00

Two parallel tourmaline crystals of almost forest green color at the base, progressively lightening upwards to nearly colorless at the tips. 


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Tourmaline from Kunar Province, Afghanistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ1608a.jpg] Tourmaline from Kunar Province, Afghanistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ1608b.jpg]




DZ1607 - Hemimorphite
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6.5 x 5.7 cm
$ 600.00

A group of bi-colored hemimorphoite crystals to 4cm growing out of a red gossanous matrix. The top half of the crystals are yellowish in color while the bases are more white. Several of the crystals are totally transparent and colorless. The yellow color is iron staining which appears to be both on the surface and within the crystals.


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Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ1607a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ1607b.jpg]




DZ4711 - Goethite
Lake George, Park County, Colorado USA
miniature - 4.5 x 2.4 x 2.1 cm
$ 100.00

A group of semilustrous brown goethite crystals in classic sprays typically found in the amazonite pockets.


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Goethite from Lake George, Park County, Colorado USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4711a.jpg] Goethite from Lake George, Park County, Colorado USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4711b.jpg]




DZ4703 - Stibnite with Calcite
Baia Sprie, Romania
miniature - 4.4 x 3.4 x 3.2 cm
$ 125.00

A nearly 360 degree spray of stibnite with calcite. There are a few broken crystals at the base, otherwise this would be a complete floater.


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Stibnite with Calcite from Baia Sprie, Romania [db_pics/zowater/DZ4703a.jpg] Stibnite with Calcite from Baia Sprie, Romania [db_pics/zowater/DZ4703b.jpg]




DZ4710 - Calcite
Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri USA
small cabinet - 9.2 x 6.2 x 5.0 cm
$ 200.00

A group of elongate hexagonal crystals on limestone matrix typical of the locality.


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Calcite from Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4710a.jpg] Calcite from Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4710b.jpg] Calcite from Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4710c.jpg]




DZ4712 - Goethite ps. after Pyrite
Pelican Point, Utah USA
small cabinet - 6.0 x 3.7 x 3.2 cm
$ 150.00

Sharp crystals of goethite after pyrite still showing the original pyrite striations. Think of these as Navajún after oxidation.


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Goethite ps. after Pyrite from Pelican Point, Utah USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4712a.jpg] Goethite ps. after Pyrite from Pelican Point, Utah USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4712b.jpg]




DZ3908 - Barite
Frizington, Cumberland, England
small cabinet - 7.9 x 4.6 x 3.9 cm
$ 450.00

Two yellow barite crystals with a bit of dolomite for contrast.


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Barite from Frizington, Cumberland, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ3908a.jpg] Barite from Frizington, Cumberland, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ3908b.jpg] Barite from Frizington, Cumberland, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ3908c.jpg]




DZ3905 - Vanadinite
Touissit Mine, Oujda Province, Morocco
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.7 x 3.3 cm
$ 400.00

Lustrous brown vanadinite averaging 1cm with a thin coating of descloizite on the pinacoid surface, and occasionally on the prism faces.


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Vanadinite from Touissit Mine, Oujda Province, Morocco [db_pics/zowater/DZ3905a.jpg] Vanadinite from Touissit Mine, Oujda Province, Morocco [db_pics/zowater/DZ3905b.jpg]




DZ3902 - Fluorite with Galena
Heights Mine, Weardale, Cumberland, England
miniature - 4.7 x 3.9 x 2.6 cm
$ 500.00

Gemmy green interpenetrant twins of green fluorite with strong daylight fluorescence. At first glance I would have thought this to be from the Rogerly Mine, but since it has a Cal Graeber label with it, I will defer to his expertise. 


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Fluorite with Galena from Heights Mine, Weardale, Cumberland, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ3902a.jpg] Fluorite with Galena from Heights Mine, Weardale, Cumberland, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ3902b.jpg]




DZ3909 - Calcite
Bigrig, Cumberlabnd, England
small cabinet - 7.8 x 5.0 x 3.4 cm
$ 1000.00

A nice spray of elongate hexagonal calcite prisms from the classic English locality at Bigrig. Excellent condition with only one damaged crystal at the back which easily could (and should) be removed.


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Calcite from Bigrig, Cumberlabnd, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ3909a.jpg] Calcite from Bigrig, Cumberlabnd, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ3909b.jpg] Calcite from Bigrig, Cumberlabnd, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ3909c.jpg]




DZ3901 - Chalcocite coated Pyrite with Quartz
Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
small cabinet - 7.3 x 6.0 x 4.6 cm
$ 200.00

This pyrite group has a heavy coating of chalcocite up to 1mm thick. Its possible that its actually pseudomorphing (epimorph) the pyrite.


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Chalcocite coated Pyrite with Quartz from Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ3901a.jpg] Chalcocite coated Pyrite with Quartz from Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ3901b.jpg]




DZ3907 - Titanite
Acushnet, Bristol County, Massachusets, USA
cabinet - 9.9 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm
$ 350.00

3.5 cm twinned titanite crystal perched on a matrix of chlorite coated pericline.


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Titanite from Acushnet, Bristol County, Massachusets, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ3907a.jpg] Titanite from Acushnet, Bristol County, Massachusets, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ3907b.jpg]


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