Wulfenite from the Red Cloud Mine, La Paz County


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This wulfenite is from the Red Cloud Mine in the Silver District, Trigo Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona, USA. Almost 40 different mineral species were found in this mine but it is famous for the large tabular wulfenite crystals that were once found there. Wulfenite is a molybdenite that contains the elements Pb, Mo and O. This specimen is made up of a quartz/goethite matrix that hosts red/orange tabular wulfenite crystals. The piece is covered with crystals up to 12 mm. Photos four and five are views from the two ends.This piece measures approximately 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 inches or 64 x 38 x 28 mm.

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Weight9 oz

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