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Wulfenite 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:Wulfenite
Formula:Pb(MoO4)
Comments:Fragile and transparent yellow crystals up to 2 inches across. Some coated & replaced by chrysocolla; transparent crystals; occurs sparingly and irregularly throughout the oxidized zone.
Habit:Unflawed crystals to 2 inches on edge.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 123, 157, 425; Wilson, E.D. (1951), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part II, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 158: 80; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264; Galbraith, F.W. & Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 50, 80.; Ross, Clyde P. (1925a) Ore deposits of the Saddle Mountain and Banner Mining Districts, Arizona. USGS Bull. 771.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Chrysocolla
Descloizite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Hemimorphite37 photos of Wulfenite associated with Hemimorphite at this locality.
Calcite11 photos of Wulfenite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Goethite11 photos of Wulfenite associated with Goethite at this locality.
Chrysocolla10 photos of Wulfenite associated with Chrysocolla at this locality.
Mimetite7 photos of Wulfenite associated with Mimetite at this locality.
Aurichalcite7 photos of Wulfenite associated with Aurichalcite at this locality.
Rosasite6 photos of Wulfenite associated with Rosasite at this locality.
Cerussite5 photos of Wulfenite associated with Cerussite at this locality.
Smithsonite5 photos of Wulfenite associated with Smithsonite at this locality.
Mottramite2 photos of Wulfenite associated with Mottramite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wulfenite 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
Photo GalleryView Gallery (62 photos)
Localities for Wulfenite in this Region
McHur property (McHur prospect), 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 Wulfenite
0.1km (0.1 miles) McHur property (McHur prospect), 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
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
1.9km (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
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
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
8.0km (5.0 miles) Cowboy Mine, Dripping Springs, 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
12.0km (7.4 miles) Ninety-One Mine (Ninety-One claim; Scott group; Troy Manhattan Copper Co. property; Davis shaft; Troy Arizona Copper Co. property; MS 1621 claim), Dripping Springs Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
 
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