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Wulfenite is a lead molybdate mineral. It is a secondary mineral produced in the oxidized zones of lead and
molybdenum deposits. Its  associated minerals are  Calcite, Fluorite, Quartz, Mimetite, Vanadinite,  Galena, Cerussite,
Anglesite
It is most often found as thin tabular crystals with a bright orange-red to butterscotch color, sometimes even brown to
black. Yellow Wulfenite is sometimes called "yellow lead ore".  Wulfenite is normally some shade of yellow to orange or
brown.  It is transparent to translucent.
Wulfenite crystals from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico are usually found in groupings of resinous, dull
orange/brown, tabular wulfenite crystals. Sizes of individual crystals may measure up to 1.5 centimeters. The most
famous locality for Wulfenite is the Red Cloud Mine in Arizona.

Wulfenite is named for Franz Xavier von Wulfen (1728-1805), an Austrian mineralogist.
Item # WUL0908002
Medium Wulfenite on matrix from
Mexico


$45.00
Wulfenite on Iron Matrix from Mexico
This specimen features nicely terminated blocky brown to orange colored wulfenite crystals on all faces of the
specimen. The wulfenite crystals have good luster, and range from 1/8” to 1/2” tall, 1/8” to 3/8” wide, and 1/16” to
5/16” thick. They are nice thick tabular terminated crystals.  The overall dimensions are 3.6 x 3.5 x 2 inches (91 x 89
x 51mm). This specimen weighs 7.6 oz (217g).  The locale is the classic Los Lamentos Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Item # WUL0908003
Wulfenite on matrix from Mexico

$30.00
                          Wulfenite on Iron Matrix from Mexico
This specimen features larger but less dense nicely terminated blocky brown to orange colored wulfenite crystals on 2 faces of
the specimen. The wulfenite crystals have good luster, and range from 1/8” to 1/2” tall, 1/8” to 1/2” wide, and 1/16” to 1/8”
thick. They are nice thick tabular terminated crystals. The overall dimensions are 4.2 x 3 x 1.1 inches (107 x 76 x 28mm). This
specimen weighs 6 oz (171g).  The locale is the classic Los Lamentos Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Item # WULTM 06170002
Wulfenite and Mimetite from
the Tiger Mines, AZ

$45.00
Wulfenite and Mimetite from the Tiger Mines, Arizona
This specimen features nicely terminated tabular golden yellow colored
Wulfenite crystals on
yellow Mimetite. The Wulfenite crystals have good
luster, and m
ake a stunning display specimen with the Mimetite. The
overall dimensions are
1.7 x 1.4 x 1 inches (45 x 35 x 26mm). This
specimen weighs
1.4 oz (40.5g).  The locale is the classic Tiger Mines in
Tiger, La Paz County, Arizona. This specimen is from our personal
collection and was acquired in 1972 in Deming, New Mexico
Item # WULRCM 06170002
Wulfenite Crystals from the
Red Cloud Mine


$3
6.00
Wulfenite from the Red Cloud Mine, Arizona
This specimen features nicely terminated orange colored Wulfenite crystals on
m
atrix. The Wulfenite crystals are a classic mineral from a classic locale. The
overall dimensions are
2.6 x 1.7 x 1 inches (68 x 45 x 25mm). This specimen
weighs
2.4 oz (70g).  The locale is the classic Tiger Mines in Tiger, La Paz
County, Arizona. This specimen is from our personal collection and was acquired
in 1970 in T
ucson, Arizona