Wulfenite

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Specimen from the Red Cloud Mine in Arizona.
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Wulfenite from Arizona, USA
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Wulfenite from Sonora, Mexico

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.

Wulfenite is found in many localities, associated with lead ores. It is highly prized by collectors of mineral specimens.


See also

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