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Wulfenite on Mimetite San Francisco Mine

  • Color: Orange
  • Size: 5 inches across by 4.25 inches tall and 2.5 inches deep
  • Weight: 3 punds
  • Region of Origin: mexico
  • Street: 20271 chaparral circle
  • City: penn valley
  • Zip/Postal Code: 95946
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
  • Listed: December 4, 2012 8:26 pm
  • Expires: This ad has expired
Wulfenite on Mimetite San Francisco Mine

Description

Wulfenite for Sale

Beautiful Wulfenite crystals on a mimetite covered matrix for a colorful specimen.

What is Wulfenite

Wulfenite is a lead molybdate mineral with the formula PbMoO4. It can be most often found as thin tabular crystals with a bright orange-red to yellow-orange color, sometimes brown, although the color can be highly variable. In its yellow form it is sometimes called “yellow lead ore”.
It crystallizes in the tetragonal system, often occurring as stubby, pyramidal or tabular crystals. It also occurs as earthy, granular masses. It is found in many localities, associated with lead ores as a secondary mineral associated with the oxidized zone of lead deposits. Wulfenite is also a secondary ore of molybdenum, and is sought by collectors.

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