Bud's 79 Mine Wulfenite Oil on canvasboard, 14 x 18 inches (1972). Painted from a specimen of wulfenite from the 79 mine, Arizona, in the Bud Standley collection, later in the artist's collection; current owner unknown. This was the artist's first mineral painting, published on the cover of the November-December 1972 issue of Mineralogical Record. Current owner of the painting and specimen: Mark Hay. Copyright 1972 Wendell E. Wilson.The Mineralogical Record - Wendell E. Wilson

Wulfenite - A soft lead molybdenum oxide mineral with tetragonal prismatic and tabular crystals. This tangerine crystal is associated with lead and molybdenum deposits.

Steve Sorrell: Paratacamite on natrolite, Cairn's Bay, Flinders, Victoria. Water-mixable oil on black card.

Steve Sorrell: Paratacamite on natrolite, Cairn's Bay, Flinders, Victoria. Water-mixable oil on black card.

Steve Sorrell Artwork: Amethyst, Brandberg, Namibia. Ink on paper. The amethyst was originally a Stonetrust (www.stonetrust.com) specimen and this is the second piece of artwork I have done, the original being on a black background. It was a large crystal and has since been sold.

Crocoite with dundasite and gibbsite, Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania. The original will be going with me to Tucson in a few weeks. Gouache on black card.

Steve Sorrell Artwork: Wulfenite, Whim Creek, Western Australia. Watercolour on canvas painted with black gesso.

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Steve Sorrell artwork: Blue kinoite and colourless apophyllite-(KOH) from the Christmas Mine, Gila Co., Arizona. The largest apophyllite crystal is only about 0.8mm across. Water mixable oils on black card.

Steve Sorrell artwork: Blue kinoite and colourless apophyllite-(KOH) from the Christmas Mine, Gila Co. The largest apophyllite crystal is only about across. Water mixable oils on black card.

Steve Sorrell Artwork: Crocoite with dundasite and gibbsite, Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania. The original will be going with me to Tucson in a few weeks. Gouache on black card.

Steve Sorrell Artwork: Crocoite with dundasite and gibbsite, Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania. The original will be going with me to Tucson in a few weeks. Gouache on black card.

Steve Sorrell: Elbaite from Pederneira claim, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Water mixable oils on black card...

Steve Sorrell: Elbaite from Pederneira claim, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Water mixable oils on black card...

Steve Sorrell Artwork: Azurite Sun from Malbunka Copper Mine, Areyonga, Northern Territory. Water-mixable oils on black card.

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Steve Sorrell Artwork: Smoky quartz and amazonite, Smoky Hawk Claim, Crystal Peak, Colorado. Ink and watercolour.

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Steve Sorrell Artwork: Aquamarine and schorl tourmaline, Erongo, Namibia. Ink and watercolour on paper. Ex Brandy Zzyzx specimen.

Steve Sorrell Artwork: Aquamarine and schorl tourmaline, Erongo, Namibia. Ink and watercolour on paper. Ex Brandy Zzyzx specimen.

Steve Sorrell artwork: Rhodochrosite with quartz and tetrahedrite from the Sweet Home Mine, Pincushion II pocket, Alma, Colorado. Original specimen is 9.6x6.2x4.2 cm. Water-mixable oil on black card.

Steve Sorrell artwork: Rhodochrosite with quartz and tetrahedrite from the Sweet Home Mine, Pincushion II pocket, Alma, Colorado. Original specimen is cm. Water-mixable oil on black card.

Steve Sorrell: First painting for 2013. This particular image is being painted by at least two other mineral artists. You can see my progress pictures, the original image, and (when they are done) the other artists' works, here http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=27533#27533.

Steve Sorrell: First painting for 2013. This particular image is being painted by at least two other mineral artists. You can see my progress pictures, the original image, and (when they are done) the other artists' works, here http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=27533#27533.

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