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ML00383 - Elbaite & Lepidolite
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA
small cabinet - 7.9 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm
$ 9500.00 DISCOUNTED 20.00% OFF TO $ 7600.00

A super example of a California classic. This doubly terminated elbaite has great color and is nicely offset by the lepidolite crystals growing off the side. One end is a great pinacoid termination, while the other end terminates in modified pyramidal forms capped by a pinacoid. Ex Mark Pospisl collection


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Elbaite & Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA [db_pics/update6/ML00383a.jpg] Elbaite & Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA [db_pics/update6/ML00383b.jpg]




DZ4509 - Hematite Feather
Montreal Mine, Iron County, Wisconsin USA
cabinet - 11.9 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm
$ 300.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 210.00 SOLD

It amazes me how these well terminated faces can have a curved habit.


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Hematite Feather from Montreal Mine, Iron County, Wisconsin USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4509a.jpg] Hematite Feather from Montreal Mine, Iron County, Wisconsin USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4509b.jpg] Hematite Feather from Montreal Mine, Iron County, Wisconsin USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4509c.jpg]




DZ2202 - Cuprite coated by Chrysocolla
Mashamba, West Shaba, Zaire
miniature - 3.8 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm
$ 200.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 140.00 SOLD

A large octahedron of cuprite coated by chrysocolla.


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Cuprite coated by Chrysocolla from Mashamba, West Shaba, Zaire [db_pics/zowater/DZ2202a.jpg] Cuprite coated by Chrysocolla from Mashamba, West Shaba, Zaire [db_pics/zowater/DZ2202b.jpg] Cuprite coated by Chrysocolla from Mashamba, West Shaba, Zaire [db_pics/zowater/DZ2202c.jpg]




DZ2204 - Cuprite
Mashamba, West Shaba, Zaire
small cabinet - 6.0 x 5.3 x 2.9 cm
$ 500.00 SOLD

A sinlge lustrous octahedron of cuprite on matrix.


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Cuprite from Mashamba, West Shaba, Zaire [db_pics/zowater/DZ2204a.jpg] Cuprite from Mashamba, West Shaba, Zaire [db_pics/zowater/DZ2204b.jpg] Cuprite from Mashamba, West Shaba, Zaire [db_pics/zowater/DZ2204c.jpg]




DZ2205 - Beryllonite
Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 3.9 x 3.6 x 3.4 cm
$ 400.00

A fine example of this rare beryllium phosphate.


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Beryllonite from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ2205a.jpg] Beryllonite from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ2205b.jpg]




DZ2206 - Tourmaline
Myanmar (Burma)
small cabinet - 5.9 x 5.2 x 4.9 cm
$ 750.00

An interesting example showing zoned growth from solid black tourmaline grading into more fiberous pink crystals displaying a mushroom shape.


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Tourmaline from Myanmar (Burma) [db_pics/zowater/DZ2206a.jpg] Tourmaline from Myanmar (Burma) [db_pics/zowater/DZ2206b.jpg]




DZ2208 - Quartz Faden
Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.1 x 4.5 x 2.9 cm
$ 500.00

A classic example of faden growth in a nice tabular crystal.


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Quartz Faden from Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ2208a.jpg] Quartz Faden from Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ2208b.jpg] Quartz Faden from Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ2208c.jpg]




DZ2209 - Apatite
Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal
small cabinet - 6.5 x 3.3 x 3.1 cm
$ 800.00

A rosette of green apatites perched on another group of apatite with dolomite and muscovite for contrast.


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Apatite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/zowater/DZ2209a.jpg] Apatite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/zowater/DZ2209b.jpg] Apatite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/zowater/DZ2209c.jpg]




DZ0708 - Quartz var. Amethyst
Veracruz, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6.9 x 2.1 cm
$ 250.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 175.00 SOLD

Three intergrown amethyst crystals all doubly terminated. Stands up nicely on volcanic matrix. The amethyst has very nice color.


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Quartz var. Amethyst from Veracruz, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0708a.jpg] Quartz var. Amethyst from Veracruz, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0708b.jpg]




DZ0506 - Cobaltoan Calcite
Mupine Mine, Shaba, Zaire
small cabinet - 7.3 x 6.3 x 4.6 cm
$ 600.00


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Cobaltoan Calcite from Mupine Mine, Shaba, Zaire [db_pics/zowater/DZ0506a.jpg] Cobaltoan Calcite from Mupine Mine, Shaba, Zaire [db_pics/zowater/DZ0506b.jpg]




DZ0504 - Azurite
La Sal, Utah USA
miniature - 4.7 x 4.4 x 3.6 cm
$ 400.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 280.00 SOLD

An unusually clean and lustrous azurite from La Sal with nice blue color and a small tab of matrix which significantly aids the display.


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Azurite from La Sal, Utah USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0504a.jpg] Azurite from La Sal, Utah USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ0504b.jpg]




DZ4603 - Barite
England?
miniature - 3.8 x 3.0 x 2.4 cm
$ 100.00

Pale blue transparent to translucent barite crystals with a small amount of gossenous material at the base. Very likely from England.


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Barite from England? [db_pics/zowater/DZ4603a.jpg] Barite from England? [db_pics/zowater/DZ4603b.jpg]




DZ4608 - Pectolite on Datolite
Millington, New Jersey USA
small cabinet - 8.7 x 7.4 x 3.0 cm
$ 50.00

Two spherical pectolite balls perched on datolite.


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Pectolite on Datolite from Millington, New Jersey USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4608a.jpg]




DZ4605 - Variscite
Lucin, Utah
large cabinet - 15.9 x 8.4 x 2.9 cm
$ 300.00

A large polished slab with good green color. Slightly rounded breccia fragments give a texture one could imagine belonging on dinosaur skin. 


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Variscite from Lucin, Utah [db_pics/zowater/DZ4605a.jpg]




DZ4607 - Franklinite, Willamite & Zincite
Franklin, New Jersey USA
small cabinet - 7.7 x 6.5 x 3.3 cm
$ 500.00

Three principle octahedrons of franklinite occur in a matrix with numerous smaller franklinites, pink calcite, and a large willamite. A small vug in the willamite has a well formed 4mm zincite crystal.


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Franklinite, Willamite & Zincite from Franklin, New Jersey USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4607a.jpg] Franklinite, Willamite & Zincite from Franklin, New Jersey USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4607b.jpg]


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