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

Classification
Species:Galena
Formula:PbS
Comments:Most common hypogene ore mineral, commonly smithsonite coated. Occurs as embayments and veinlets in sphalerite.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 161, 228; Wilson, E.D. (1951), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part II, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 158: 78; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264; Kiersch, G.A. (1949), Structural control and mineralization at the Seventy-nine mine, Gila Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 44: 24-39; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153: 17; Wilson, E.D. (1951), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part II, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 158; Lewis, D.V. (1955), Relationships of ore bodies to dikes and sills, Econ.Geol.: 50: 495-516.; Ross, Clyde P. (1925a) Ore deposits of the Saddle Mountain and Banner Mining Districts, Arizona. USGS Bull. 771.; Arizona Department of Mineral Resources 79 Mine file
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Anglesite
Olivenite
Pyrite
Smithsonite
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Galena data
Locality Data:Click here to view 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Galena
1.0km (0.6 miles) Finch Mine (Reagan Camp prospects; Barking Spider Mine), Keystone Gulch, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
1.7km (1.0 miles) Overland Mine, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) Apex Mine (Apex property; Arizona Apex Mine; Lavell Mine; San Bernado), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) London-Arizona Mine (London-Arizona Consolidated Mine), Toronado Peak, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
3.5km (2.1 miles) Curtin Mine (Humphrey Mine), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) Premier property (Premier group; Santa Monica Camp; Santa Montica Camp), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
7.8km (4.9 miles) 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 Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
10.0km (6.2 miles) Grey Horse Mine (Grayhorse property; Black Cap; U.S. Vanadium group; Sullivan claims; J.J. Sullivan prospects; Esperanza group; Coral Canyon claim), Riverside, Riverside Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
10.0km (6.2 miles) North Adit, Grey Horse Mine (Grayhorse property; Black Cap; U.S. Vanadium group; Sullivan claims; J.J. Sullivan prospects; Esperanza group; Coral Canyon claim), Riverside, Riverside Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
 
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