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Galena 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: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; McHur prospect), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Galena
1.2km (0.7 miles) A 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) B Overland Mine, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) C Apex Mine (Apex property; Arizona Apex Mine; Lavell Mine; San Bernado), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) D London-Arizona Mine (London-Arizona Consolidated; London-Range; London-Shamrock; Curtin shaft; Brick gp/claims; Ball Copper Co. Mine), Toronado Peak, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
3.5km (2.1 miles) E Curtin Mine (Humphrey Mine), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) F Premier property (Premier group; Santa Monica Camp; Santa Montica Camp), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) G Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
7.8km (4.9 miles) H 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) I 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
10.0km (6.2 miles) J 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 District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) K Two Queens Mine (Bromide No. 1 claim), Old Mill, Saddle Mountain District, The Tablelands Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
11.8km (7.3 miles) L Adjust Mine (Adjust group; Mellor claims; Little Treasure Mine; Blue Bird vein; Silver Cross claims; Laurence Mine; Old Odell), Lee Mountain area, Saddle Mountain District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
12.4km (7.7 miles) M Saddle Mountain Mine group (Lola claims; Gila Copper Sulphide Co. property; Dye vein), Lee Mountain area, Saddle Mountain District, Dripping Spring Mts, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
14.8km (9.2 miles) N Elder Gulch prospects, Tiger Mountain area, Dripping Springs District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
14.9km (9.2 miles) O Florence Mine (Florence Lead Silver Mine), Ripsey Hill area, Ripsey District, Tortilla Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) P Old Ripsey Mine (Ripsey Mine; Ripsey Canyon Mine; MS 1261a claim), Ripsey Wash, Ripsey Hill area, Ripsey District, Tortilla Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
16.8km (10.4 miles) Q Silver Creek Mine (Hanna property; Old McGraw property; Manifest Mining Co. claims), El Capitan Mountain, El Capitan District, Mescal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
17.5km (10.9 miles) R Unnamed Cu-Zn-Pb-V prospect, Swingle Wash, Cedar Mountain area, Antelope District, Tortilla Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) S Ray Mine, Scott Mountain, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
18.7km (11.6 miles) T Lead Queen Mine (Cochreham Lead Mine), Scott Mountain, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
19.0km (11.8 miles) U Pioneer Mine (Great Republic Mine; Old Pioneer; White Metal; White Metal Mining Co. claims; Great Republic patent MS 370; Devine property; Pioneer South patent MS 374), Pioneer Mountain, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
22.6km (14.0 miles) V Bee group, Cottonwood Hill area, Horse Ranch District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
22.8km (14.2 miles) W Unnamed Cu-Pb prospect (3), Cottonwood Wash, Cottonwood Hill area, Horse Ranch District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
22.9km (14.3 miles) X Unnamed Cu-Pb-Ag prospect (1), Cottonwood Wash, Cottonwood Hill area, Horse Ranch District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
23.0km (14.3 miles) Y Doak Mine (Doak vein; Miami Mining and Milling Co. property), Pioneer Mountain area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.0km (14.3 miles) Z So and So Mine (So and So Extension Mine; So & So group; So & So Extension group; Lost Mine; Lost Mine group), Pinal Peak area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.6km (14.7 miles) 0 Bobtail Mine (Virginia Mine; Missouri Mine; Mariana Missouri Mine; Twentieth Century claims; Wisner-Glassburn property; Mariana property; Bobaway property; Doak group), Pinal Peak area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
24.5km (15.2 miles) 1 Twentieth Century Mine, Mays Gap area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
24.8km (15.4 miles) 2 Samsel Mine (Samsel group of claims; Samsel deposit; Utah Copper Gold claims; Pinal Tungsten Mines claims), Mays Gap area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
26.6km (16.5 miles) 3 West Lake Mine (West Lake group of claims; Westlake Tungsten property; Westlake prospect; Merged Mines property; Del Ray Silver Mine; Moonshine area), Mays Gap area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
31.0km (19.3 miles) 4 Unnamed Cu-Pb-Ag prospect (2), Oak Wells area, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
31.8km (19.7 miles) 5 Silver Bonanza Mine, Black Mountain area, Black Mountain District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
33.6km (20.9 miles) 6 Belmont Mine (Belmont Copper property; Goodwin Mine; Monte Carlo claim; Smith lease; Doggs Mine; Lone Star Mine), Belmont Canyon, Apache Leap, Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
33.8km (21.0 miles) 7 Silver Bell-Martinez Mine (Martinez Mine; Silver Bell property; Martinez property; Silver-Bell Mine; Silver Bell-Martinez Mine; Columbia Mine; Columbia-Silver Bell Mine; Silver Bell-Columbia Mine), Martinez Canyon, Bell Butte area, Mineral Mountain District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
34.0km (21.1 miles) 8 Resolution deposit, Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
34.6km (21.5 miles) 9 Tungsten No. 1 Mine, Little Acres area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
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