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Wulfenite from
Rowley Mine (Rawley Mine; Reliance Mine; Reliance Copper Mine; Rainbow Mine; Theba Mine; San Carlos patented claim #4524), Theba, Painted Rock Mining District, Painted Rock Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Wulfenite
Formula:Pb(MoO4)
Comments:Small stringers containing minute crystals. These also cut the malachite and chrysocolla bands.
Habit:Excellent crystals to 2 cm on edge
Colour:Bright orange to yellow
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 425; Min.Rec.: 3: 182; Wilson, W.E. & D.K. Miller (1974), Minerals of the Rowley Mine, Min.Rec.: 5: 10-30; Min.Rec.: 19: 210; Kirkemo, H., et al (1965), Investigations of Molybdenum Deposits in the Conterminous United Sattes 1942-60, Contributions to Economic Geology, USGS Bull. 1182-E: E7, E10; Min.Rec.: 17: 404-405; Min.Rec.: 22: 381; Rocks & Min.: 62: 336 & 338.; Mineralogical Record 22:381
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Baryte
Chrysocolla
Malachite
Mimetite
Vanadinite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Mimetite164 photos of Wulfenite associated with Mimetite at this locality.
Baryte44 photos of Wulfenite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Quartz20 photos of Wulfenite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Vanadinite19 photos of Wulfenite associated with Vanadinite at this locality.
Chrysocolla5 photos of Wulfenite associated with Chrysocolla at this locality.
Calcite3 photos of Wulfenite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Cumengeite2 photos of Wulfenite associated with Cumengeite at this locality.
Willemite1 photo of Wulfenite associated with Willemite at this locality.
Fluorite1 photo of Wulfenite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Diaboleite1 photo of Wulfenite associated with Diaboleite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wulfenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Rowley Mine (Rawley Mine; Reliance Mine; Reliance Copper Mine; Rainbow Mine; Theba Mine; San Carlos patented claim #4524), Theba, Painted Rock Mining District, Painted Rock Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (195 photos)
Localities for Wulfenite in this Region
125 foot level, Rowley Mine (Rawley Mine; Reliance Mine; Reliance Copper Mine; Rainbow Mine; Theba Mine; San Carlos patented claim #4524), Theba, Painted Rock Mining District, Painted Rock Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Wulfenite
39.4km (24.5 miles) Yellow Breast prospect, Gila Bend Mountains Mining District, Eagletail Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
67.2km (41.8 miles) Tonopah-Belmont Mine (East Vulture Mine; Belmont-McNeil Mine; Economy Mining Co. Mine), Belmont Mountain, Tonopah, Osborn Mining District, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
70.3km (43.7 miles) Black Pearl Mine (Black Glory 1-14 claims), Vulture Mining District, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
74.4km (46.2 miles) Evening Star Mine (Silver Queen Mine; Old Queen group), Tiger Wash, Belmont Mountain, Tonopah, Osborn Mining District, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
77.4km (48.1 miles) Unnamed Pb-Mo-Ag mine, Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range, Mohawk Mining District, Mohawk Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
79.0km (49.1 miles) Rainbow Mine (Copper Penny Mine; Norps group; Silver Thread Mine; Two Sisters Mine; Old Gold claims), Weldon Hill, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
80.0km (49.7 miles) Valley View Mine (Wheeler claims; Yarnell group; Prieta Chinda Mine; Manganese Development Mine), Aguila Mining District, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
80.1km (49.8 miles) Pump Mine (Purple Pansy Mine; Pyramid group; Alice Mine; Progress Mine; Fortunate Fields Mine), Aguila Mining District, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
87.8km (54.6 miles) Vulture Mine (Talmage; East Vulture; Sheridan; Conkling; Van Buren; Custer; Vindicator group; Cook; Elmore; Texhoma; Texona; Sherman; Pit Gold), Vulture, Vulture Mining District, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
95.0km (59.1 miles) Newsboy Mine (Grande group; Charles Black claims; Gnome Development group; Newsboy group; G.W. Mining & Minerals Co. group; Pitt Mine), Vulture Mining District, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
 
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