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Rocks priced to sell! Profits from this sale will benefit the estate of John Veevaert.






DZ1707 - Siderite on Adularia
Furkahorn, Goschener Alp, Switzerland
small cabinet - 6.3 x 4.5 x 2.9 cm
SOLD

A fine example of semitranslucent siderite aesthetically perched on adularia.

ex Gunter Klimm collection

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Siderite on Adularia from Furkahorn, Goschener Alp, Switzerland [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1707a.jpg] Siderite on Adularia from Furkahorn, Goschener Alp, Switzerland [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1707b.jpg] Siderite on Adularia from Furkahorn, Goschener Alp, Switzerland [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1707c.jpg] Siderite on Adularia from Furkahorn, Goschener Alp, Switzerland [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1707d.jpg]





DZ1703 - Azurite
Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.0 x 3.4 cm
SOLD

Electric blue. What else to say?

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Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1703a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1703b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Municipo de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1703c.jpg]





DZ0211 - Cinnabar on Quartz
Tongren, Ghizou Province, China
small cabinet - 5.9 x 4.5 x 3.7 cm
$ 1000.00 (=~ £ 741.00) DISCOUNTED 35.00% OFF TO $ 650.00 (=~ £ 481.65) SOLD

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/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0211a.jpg] Cinnabar on Quartz from Tongren, Ghizou Province, China [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0211b.jpg] Cinnabar on Quartz from Tongren, Ghizou Province, China [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0211c.jpg]





DZ0210 - Vanadinite
Mibladen, Morocco
small cabinet - 8.6 x 6.8 x 3.0 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

High luster, well formed, damage free Vanadinite with a slight orangish tint.

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Vanadinite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0210a.jpg] Vanadinite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0210b.jpg] Vanadinite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0210c.jpg]





DZ0201 - Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite
Shingus, Gilgit, Pakistan
miniature - 4.6 x 2.9 x 2.6 cm
$ 1000.00 (=~ £ 741.00) DISCOUNTED 35.00% OFF TO $ 650.00 (=~ £ 481.65) SOLD

A well formed, lustrous garnet aesthetically perched on muscovite crystals.

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Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite from Shingus, Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0201a.jpg] Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite from Shingus, Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0201b.jpg]





DZ0202 - Adamite
Dachang, Guangxi Zhuang, China
small cabinet - 7.2 x 4.1 x 3.7 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

A lustrous mound of yellowish adamite comprised of hundreds of tiny crystal faces. Associated minerals are calcite and hemimorphite.

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Adamite from Dachang, Guangxi Zhuang, China [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0202a.jpg] Adamite from Dachang, Guangxi Zhuang, China [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0202b.jpg] Adamite from Dachang, Guangxi Zhuang, China [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0202c.jpg]





DZ0204 - Goethite
Goethite #1 Mine, Park County, Colorado USA
miniature - 4.6 x 4.3 x 1.8 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

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Goethite from Goethite #1 Mine, Park County, Colorado USA [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0204a.jpg] Goethite from Goethite #1 Mine, Park County, Colorado USA [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0204b.jpg]





DZ0212 - Epidote
Tormiq, Near Gilgit, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.4 x 5.4 x 1.2 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

Doubly terminated gemmy crystals in a stacked formation typical of the best epidotes from Pakistan or Austria.

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Epidote from Tormiq, Near Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0212a.jpg] Epidote from Tormiq, Near Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0212b.jpg] Epidote from Tormiq, Near Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0212c.jpg] Epidote from Tormiq, Near Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0212d.jpg]





DZ0208 - Ilvaite & Quartz on Sphalerite
Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
small cabinet - 6.1 x 4.3 x 4.2 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

The perfect specimen for the colorblind collector (like its past owner, Don!). High luster and great form make up for the lack of primary colors.

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Ilvaite & Quartz on Sphalerite from Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0208a.jpg] Ilvaite & Quartz on Sphalerite from Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0208b.jpg] Ilvaite & Quartz on Sphalerite from Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0208c.jpg] Ilvaite & Quartz on Sphalerite from Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0208d.jpg]





DZ1612 - Silver
Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 3.3 x 2.9 x 0.5 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

A wonderfully stout silver wire with great striations and patina. The wire is 1cm wide in places but naturally flattened being only .3cm thick.

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Silver from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1612a.jpg] Silver from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1612b.jpg]





DZ1610 - Cassiterite
Viloca Mine, La Paz, Bolivia
miniature - 3.3 x 2.7 x 2.4 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

A large single twinned cassiterite crystal with an unusual slightly flattened quartz crystal protruding from the base.

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Cassiterite from Viloca Mine, La Paz, Bolivia [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1610a.jpg] Cassiterite from Viloca Mine, La Paz, Bolivia [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1610b.jpg] Cassiterite from Viloca Mine, La Paz, Bolivia [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1610c.jpg] Cassiterite from Viloca Mine, La Paz, Bolivia [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1610d.jpg]





DZ1605 - Rutile
Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.7 x 4.3 cm
$ 800.00 (=~ £ 592.80) DISCOUNTED 35.00% OFF TO $ 520.00 (=~ £ 385.32) SOLD

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/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1605a.jpg] Rutile from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia USA [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1605b.jpg] Rutile from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia USA [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1605c.jpg] Rutile from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia USA [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1605d.jpg]





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

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/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1601a.jpg] Calcite on Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois USA [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1601b.jpg] Calcite on Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois USA [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1601c.jpg] Calcite on Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois USA [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1601d.jpg]





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

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/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1609a.jpg] Beryl var. Aquamarine on Albite from Harra Mosh, Dassau, Sassi, Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1609b.jpg] Beryl var. Aquamarine on Albite from Harra Mosh, Dassau, Sassi, Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1609c.jpg] Beryl var. Aquamarine on Albite from Harra Mosh, Dassau, Sassi, Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ1609d.jpg]


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