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Vanadinite from
Old Yuma Mine (Yuma Mine), Saguaro National Monument, Amole Mining District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Vanadinite
Formula:Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Comments:Exceptionally beautiful specimens and as pseudomorphs after wulfenite.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Guild, F.N. (1911) Mineralogische Notizen. Zeitschrift für Krystallografie und Mineralogie, 49, 321-331.;
University of Arizona Bulletin 41 (1916-17) Mineralogy of Useful Minerals in Arizona: 59.;
Jenkins, O.P. and Wilson, E.D. (1920) A geological reconnaissance of the Tucson and Amole Mountains, with Notes on the southern section of the Amole mining district, by M.A. Allen: Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin no. 106, 29 pp.: 6, 16-17.;
Galbraith, F.W. and Brennan, D.J. (1959) Minerals of Arizona: 73.;
Bideaux, R.A. et al. (1960) Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona. Arizona Geological Society Digest, 3, 53-56.;
Speckels, M.L. (1965) Minerals for everyone: the complete guide to micromounts. Gembooks, Mentone, California.;
Keith, Stanton B. (1974) Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology, Geological Survey Branch Bulletin 189: Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, Arizona: 102 (Table 4).;
Jones, D. (1983) Famous mineral localities: the Old Yuma mine. Mineralogical Record, 14(2), 95-107, 326.;
Rocks & Minerals (1988) 63, 328.;
Anthony, J.W. et al. (1995) Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 158, 331, 410.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Plattnerite
Wulfenite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite15 photos of Vanadinite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Cerussite1 photo of Vanadinite associated with Cerussite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Vanadinite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vanadinite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Old Yuma Mine (Yuma Mine), Saguaro National Monument, Amole Mining District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Vanadinite
42.3km (26.3 miles) Unnamed V-W-Pb-Cu prospect Vhne-51n, Vaca Hills, Silver Bell Mining District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
45.4km (28.2 miles) Maudina Mine (Campo Bonito gp; Bonito Mines; Other claims; Maudina claims/property), Campo Bonito Mines, Campo Bonito, Oracle Mining District (Control Mining District; Old Hat Mining District; Santa Catalina Mining District), Santa Catalina Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
46.6km (28.9 miles) American Flag Mine (Bearcat group; Madre del Oro Mine; Lovejoy property), Campo Bonito, Oracle Mining District (Control Mining District; Old Hat Mining District; Santa Catalina Mining District), Santa Catalina Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
47.6km (29.6 miles) Twin Buttes Mine (Twin Buttes Open Pit Mine), Twin Buttes, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
55.8km (34.7 miles) Shultz Mine (Schulz Mine), Tiger, Mammoth Mining District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
59.0km (36.6 miles) Ford Mine (Ford property; Old Glory 1-5 claims; Mammoth Tiger Extension Mining Corp. property), Tucson Wash, Mammoth, Mammoth Mining District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
59.1km (36.7 miles) Helvetia-Rosemont Mining District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
59.8km (37.1 miles) Mohawk Mine (Mohawk-New Year Mine; Magma Copper Co. property; Mohawk Gold Mining Co. property), Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth Mining District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
59.9km (37.2 miles) Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth Mining District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
68.2km (42.4 miles) Total Wreck Mine, Cienega Creek, The Narrows, Empire Mining District, Empire Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
 
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