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Wulfenite from
Red Cloud Mine, Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Wulfenite
Formula:Pb(MoO4)
Habit:Tabular to 2 inches (5 cm) on edge
Colour:Bright red-orange
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 381, 425; Wilson, E.D., et al (1951), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part II, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 158: 91; Bideaux, R.A. (1972), The collector (on wulfenite), Min.Rec.: 3: 148-150, 198-201; Blake, W.P. (1881a), Vanadinite in AZ, Am. Jour. Sci.: 22: 235; Silliman, B. (1881), Mineralogical notes, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 22: 198-205; Wilson, E.D. (1933), AZ Bur. Mines Bull 134: 65-67; Foshag, W.F. (1919), Famous mineral localities: Yuyma Co., AZ, Am.Min.: 4: 149-150; Edson, G.M. (1980), The Red Cloud mine, Yuma, AZ, Min.Rec.: 11: 141-152; Keith, Stanton B. (1978) State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Br. Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma Co., Arizona: 177 (Table 4); Fleischer, M. (1959), The geochemistry of rhenium, with special reference to its occurrence in molybdenite, Econ.Geol.: 54: 1406-1413; Wilson, W.E. (1985), What's new in minerals?, Mineralogical Record: 16: 497-500; Rocks & Min.: 61:55-56; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 80.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Stetefeldtite
Willemite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite85 photos of Wulfenite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Quartz28 photos of Wulfenite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Mimetite11 photos of Wulfenite associated with Mimetite at this locality.
Fluorite10 photos of Wulfenite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Vanadinite8 photos of Wulfenite associated with Vanadinite at this locality.
Willemite8 photos of Wulfenite associated with Willemite at this locality.
Mimetite-Vanadinite Series4 photos of Wulfenite associated with Mimetite-Vanadinite Series at this locality.
Galena3 photos of Wulfenite associated with Galena at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wulfenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Red Cloud Mine, Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Wulfenite
1.0km (0.6 miles) Papago Mine (Papago claim), Black Rock Wash, Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) Silver Glance Mine (Silver Glance claim), Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
1.5km (0.9 miles) Hamburg Mine (Hamburg claim; Hamburg prospect; Blake), Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
1.5km (0.9 miles) Black Rock Mine, Black Rock Wash, Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
1.5km (0.9 miles) Princess Mine, Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) Silver King Mine (Silver King claim), Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) Dives Mine (Saxon Mine; Padre Kino Mine), Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
2.2km (1.4 miles) South Geronimo Mine (South Geronimo claim), Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) Pure Potential Mine (North Geronimo Mine), Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) Chloride-Mandarin-Cash Entry prospects, U.S. Army Yuma Proving Grounds, Silver Mining District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
 
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