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The second batch of minerals from the Don Zowader Collection. Profits from this sale will go to John Veevaert's family.


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DZ4606 - Bournonite
Herodsfoot Mine, Liskeard, Cornwall, England
small cabinet - 7.1 x 3.2 x 3.0 cm
$ 400.00 SOLD

A classic example of twinned bournonite from the most famous and historic bournonite locality in the world; Herodsfoot. Quartz druse appears to be pseudomorphic after some earlier unknown mineral. Specimen comes with 3 historic labels.


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Bournonite from Herodsfoot Mine, Liskeard, Cornwall, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ4606a.jpg] Bournonite from Herodsfoot Mine, Liskeard, Cornwall, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ4606b.jpg]





DZ4602 - Dolomite & Quartz
Piedmont, Italy
small cabinet - 8.1 x 4.8 x 2.4 cm
$ 100.00 SOLD

This vein segment has large lustrous off white dolomite intergrown with quartz crystals.


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Dolomite & Quartz from Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/zowater/DZ4602a.jpg] Dolomite & Quartz from Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/zowater/DZ4602b.jpg]





DZ4601 - Quartz var. Amethyst
D-Day Pocket near Gaproad, Gilpin County, Colorado USA
small cabinet - 6.8 x 4.7 x 3.5 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

Sceptered amethyst with an interesting hoppered growth, sometimes called "Fenster" quartz.


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Quartz var. Amethyst from D-Day Pocket near Gaproad, Gilpin County, Colorado USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4601a.jpg] Quartz var. Amethyst from D-Day Pocket near Gaproad, Gilpin County, Colorado USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4601b.jpg]





DZ0103 - Brochantite
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 8.1 x 6.9 x 2.6 cm
$ 1000.00 SOLD

Short but stout brochantite crystals with unusually good terminations and high luster.

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Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0103a.jpg] Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0103b.jpg] Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0103c.jpg] Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0103d.jpg]





DZ0104 - Stibiconite
Estacion Wadley, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.7 x 5.7 x 2.6 cm
$ 150.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 105.00 SOLD

A nice jack straw formation of Stibiconite after Stibnite typical of this classic Mexican locality.


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Stibiconite from Estacion Wadley, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0104a.jpg] Stibiconite from Estacion Wadley, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/zowater/DZ0104b.jpg]





DZ0113 - Spinel
Crazy Sphinx Claim, Lewis & Clark County, Montana
miniature - 3.7 x 2.7 x 2.3 cm
$ 250.00 DISCOUNTED 25.00% OFF TO $ 187.50 SOLD

A perfect octahredron of beautiful blue spinel. Slightly translucent.

 

Collected by Bart Cannon


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Spinel from Crazy Sphinx Claim, Lewis & Clark County, Montana [db_pics/zowater/DZ0113a.jpg] Spinel from Crazy Sphinx Claim, Lewis & Clark County, Montana [db_pics/zowater/DZ0113b.jpg]





DZ0107 - Quartz Gwindel coated by Chlorite
St. Gotthard, Lepontine Alps, Ticino, Switzerland
small cabinet - 7.2 x 4.2 x 4.0 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

A single gwindel perched at an angle with several smaller quartz crystals around the base. All of the quartz is coated by a very thin layer of intergrown chlorite crystals.

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Quartz Gwindel coated by Chlorite from St. Gotthard, Lepontine Alps, Ticino, Switzerland [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0107a.jpg] Quartz Gwindel coated by Chlorite from St. Gotthard, Lepontine Alps, Ticino, Switzerland [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0107b.jpg] Quartz Gwindel coated by Chlorite from St. Gotthard, Lepontine Alps, Ticino, Switzerland [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0107c.jpg] Quartz Gwindel coated by Chlorite from St. Gotthard, Lepontine Alps, Ticino, Switzerland [db_pics/ZowaderUpdates/DZ0107d.jpg]





DZ2802 - Lepidolite on Quartz
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3.1 x 2.2 cm
$ 150.00 SOLD

This doubly terminated quartz crystal has lepidolite both on top and within the quartz.


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Lepidolite on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ2802a.jpg] Lepidolite on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ2802b.jpg]





DZ2805 - Axinite
Obira Mine, Kyushu Region, Japan
small cabinet - 7.9 x 4.9 x 4.6 cm
$ 400.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 280.00 SOLD

A matrix group with three principle axinite crystals. A good example from rare locality.


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Axinite from Obira Mine, Kyushu Region, Japan [db_pics/zowater/DZ2805a.jpg] Axinite from Obira Mine, Kyushu Region, Japan [db_pics/zowater/DZ2805b.jpg] Axinite from Obira Mine, Kyushu Region, Japan [db_pics/zowater/DZ2805c.jpg]





DZ2810 - Quartz with Hematite
Cumberland, England, UK
small cabinet - 5.8 x 3.2 x 2.8 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

Bipyramidal quartz crystals with minimal prism faces typical of Cumberland. Nice hematite inclusions at one side of the specimen.

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Quartz with Hematite from Cumberland, England, UK [db_pics/zowater/DZ2810a.jpg] Quartz with Hematite from Cumberland, England, UK [db_pics/zowater/DZ2810b.jpg] Quartz with Hematite from Cumberland, England, UK [db_pics/zowater/DZ2810c.jpg]





DZ2801 - Calcite with Quartz
Schneeberg, Germany
small cabinet - 7.9 x 6.2 x 5.1 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

Two large calcites with a slight hematitic red tint on preferential faces occur on a matrix of smaller calcites.

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Calcite with Quartz from Schneeberg, Germany [db_pics/zowater/DZ2801a.jpg] Calcite with Quartz from Schneeberg, Germany [db_pics/zowater/DZ2801b.jpg]





DZ2808 - Hubnerite
Pasto Bueno, Peru
small cabinet - 5.4 x 3.1 x 1.9 cm
$ AT-AUCTION

Super lustrous, well terminated hubnerites with great red flashes.

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Hubnerite from Pasto Bueno, Peru [db_pics/zowater/DZ2808a.jpg] Hubnerite from Pasto Bueno, Peru [db_pics/zowater/DZ2808b.jpg] Hubnerite from Pasto Bueno, Peru [db_pics/zowater/DZ2808c.jpg]





DZ2803 - Pyrite on Quartz
Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
small cabinet - 6.4 x 4.0 x 1.8 cm
$ 100.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 70.00 SOLD

Octahedral pyrites on a thin quartz vein.


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Pyrite on Quartz from Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ2803a.jpg] Pyrite on Quartz from Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ2803b.jpg] Pyrite on Quartz from Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ2803c.jpg]





DZ2812 - Calcite
Pallaflat Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England
miniature - 4.3 x 4.1 x 3.0 cm
$ 350.00 SOLD

A group of elongate twinned calcite crystals on hematite matrix. The main crystal is 4.3 cm and doubly terminated.


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Calcite from Pallaflat Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ2812a.jpg] Calcite from Pallaflat Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ2812b.jpg] Calcite from Pallaflat Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England [db_pics/zowater/DZ2812c.jpg]





DZ2813 - Topaz
Topaz Mountains, Thomas Range, Utah USA
miniature - 4.0 x 3.8 x 3.4 cm
$ 300.00 SOLD

A nice spray of cherry colored topaz. Several of the crystals are included by rhyolite tuff, but the principle crystral is total gem with fantastic color.


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Topaz from Topaz Mountains, Thomas Range, Utah USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ2813a.jpg] Topaz from Topaz Mountains, Thomas Range, Utah USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ2813b.jpg] Topaz from Topaz Mountains, Thomas Range, Utah USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ2813c.jpg]


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