…over at MeWe, the new Mineral of the Week is wulfenite! Header photo is wulfenite from the Jianshan Mine, Ruoqiang Co., Xinjiang, China.
Added a couple of wulfenite specimens to my catalogue today, from very different parts of the planet. One from Arizona, the other from China… Subscribe to Dad Dad Diary.
Wulfenite, a lead molybdate, is not that common in Australia with the main localities being Whim Creek, Western Australia, and the Avondale Mine, South Australia. Pretty well all other localities are just minor occurrences. Winklers[…]
Kicking off the new week a day early… Specially for Kay Macy! A phyllosilicate! This week’s Mineral of the Week is… chrysocolla! Photo is chrysocolla with arsentsumebite, quartz, mimetite, and wulfenite, Reward Mine, Inyo Co.,[…]