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Descloizite from
79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property; McHur prospect), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

Classification
Species:Descloizite
Formula:PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Comments:Crystals on hemimorphite & incrusting wulfenite.
Habit:Tiny, wedge-shaped; to ¼ inch.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 152, 201; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Hemimorphite
Wulfenite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Wulfenite2 photos of Descloizite associated with Wulfenite at this locality.
Mimetite1 photo of Descloizite associated with Mimetite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Descloizite data
Locality Data:Click here to view 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property; McHur prospect), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Descloizite
1.0km (0.6 miles) A Finch Mine (Barking Spider Mine), Reagan claims (Regan/Reagan Camp prospects; Lee Reagan property; Lee Reagan prospects; Kullman-McCool group), Keystone Gulch, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
1.2km (0.7 miles) B Reagan claims (Regan/Reagan Camp prospects; Lee Reagan property; Lee Reagan prospects; Kullman-McCool group), Keystone Gulch, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
1.7km (1.0 miles) C Overland Mine, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
7.8km (4.9 miles) D C and B Mine (C & B Mine; C. and B. Mine; C & B Group Mine; Vanadium Mine; Vanadium property; International property; Cutler and Bywater Mine), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
10.0km (6.2 miles) E Grey Horse Mine (Grayhorse property; Black Cap; U.S. Vanadium group; Sullivan claims; J.J. Sullivan prospects; Esperanza group; Coral Canyon claim), Riverside, Riverside District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) F Ray Mine, Scott Mountain, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
38.6km (24.0 miles) G Albert Lea Mine (Albert Lea property; Lea tunnels; Albert Lea tunnels), Globe, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
40.2km (25.0 miles) H New Dominion Mine (New Dominion property; New Dominion group; Stallo deposit), Big Johnnie Gulch, Globe, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
41.1km (25.5 miles) I Doughboy Mine (Doughboy shaft; Doughboy group), Irene Gulch, Midland City, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
41.4km (25.7 miles) J Irene Mine (Irene group/vein; Dunkirk & Kentucky claims; Comstock prop.; American Manganese Mine; Liberty dep.; New Doughboy; Old Doughboy), Irene Gulch, Midland City, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
41.6km (25.9 miles) K Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
41.9km (26.1 miles) L 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 District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
45.0km (28.0 miles) M Apache Mine (Defiance Mine; Defiance Lead Mine; Apache Vanadium Mine; Defiance vein; Vanadium shaft), Radium, Burch area, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
46.3km (28.8 miles) N Blue Bird Mine (Bluebird Mine; Zilla Mine; Twin-S Mine; Cumberland Mine; Thornewood Mine; Blue Bird Silver Mining Co. property), Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
50.5km (31.4 miles) O Grand Reef Mine (Aravaipa Mine; Lead Jewel; Joe Rubal Mine; Vivian Mine; Calistoga Mining & Development Co. Mine; Bringham Silver and Lead Mine), Laurel Canyon, Grand Reef Mountain, Klondyke, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
88.2km (54.8 miles) P Old Yuma Mine (Yuma Mine), Saguaro National Monument, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
113.6km (70.6 miles) Q Turning Point Mine (Rainbow claims; Monarch Mine; Golden Wonder Mine; Camino property), Tat Momoli area, Casa Grande District, Slate Mts, Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
121.1km (75.3 miles) R Unnamed Pb-Cu-Ag-Au-Zn-W prospect, Tres Alamos Wash, Johnny Lyon Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
131.9km (82.0 miles) S Twin Buttes Mine (Twin Buttes Open Pit Mine), Twin Buttes, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
132.5km (82.3 miles) T Zulu Mine (Green Mountain properties; Gila Monster group; Toronado Mine), Moore Mountain, Oxbow Estates area, Payson District (Green Valley District), Gila Co., Arizona, USA
132.6km (82.4 miles) U Oxbow Mine (Oxbow claim; Golden Wreath claim; Golden Wreath Mine; Osborn prospect), Oxbow Gulch, Moore Mountain area, Oxbow Estates area, Payson District (Green Valley District), Gila Co., Arizona, USA
139.4km (86.6 miles) V Phoenix Mine (Westside patented claim; Cave Creek Gold Mine), New River Mesa, New River District, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
164.4km (102.1 miles) W Prince of Arizona Mine (Prince Mine; Democrat Mine; Heath-Cummings lease; Charlotte group-lode; Triphahn Mine; Plummer lode; Commonwealth Mine; Snow White Mine), Baldy Mountain, Pikes Peak District, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
165.9km (103.1 miles) X Toughnut Mine (Tough Nut Mine; Northwest Mine; Hoodoo stopes; Tombstone group), Tombstone, Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
166.5km (103.5 miles) Y J.C. Holmes Mine (J.C. Holmes claims), Gringo Gulch, Temporal Gulch, Wrightson District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
166.7km (103.6 miles) Z Lucky Cuss Mine (Escondido Mine; Escondido claims; McCann Mine; Wedge Mine), Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
168.3km (104.6 miles) 0 Tombstone Extension Mines, Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
169.6km (105.4 miles) 1 Gallagher Vanadium & Rare Minerals Corporation Mine (Gallagher vanadium property; Bradsher Mine; Stella Mine; Vogel Mine; Buena Vista Mine), Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
170.0km (105.6 miles) 2 Manila Mine, Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
170.8km (106.2 miles) 3 Superior Mine, Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
171.9km (106.8 miles) 4 Laura Mine, Steeple Rock District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
172.5km (107.2 miles) 5 Alabama Mine, Vanderbilt Peak, Steeple Rock District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
173.3km (107.7 miles) 6 Jim Crow Mine, Jim Crow-Imperial, Steeple Rock District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
173.8km (108.0 miles) 7 Defiance Mine, Costello Mine group (Costello claims), Gleeson, Turquoise District (Courtland-Gleeson District), Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
177.5km (110.3 miles) 8 East Camp, Steeple Rock District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
177.7km (110.4 miles) 9 MacDonald Shaft, East Camp, Steeple Rock District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
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