Wulfenite from the Rowley Mine, Maricopa County



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This wulfenite is from the Rowley Mine in Theba, Painted Rock District, Painted Rock Mountains, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA.This mine contained over fifty recognized minerals including several varieties of lead based minerals such as wulfenite. It is a sulfate containing the elements Pb, Mo and O and is found in the oxidation zones of lead ore deposits. This specimen consists of cluster of tabular wulfenite crystals with minor limonite matrix attached. They are translucent under bright light and they they have a bright vitreous luster.  This piece measures 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 13/16 inches or 38 x 28 x 20 mm.

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Weight9 oz

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