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.

Dioptase and cerussite; Namibia

I'd like to add one of these to the collection! Dioptase with Cerussite from Christoph Mine, Kaokoveld, Namibia

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.

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.

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

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

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 painting: Painted in recognition of this year's theme for Tucson, I offer up a Canadian fluorite (from Rossport, Ontario). Water-mixable oils on black card. Finished over two nights.

Steve Sorrell painting: Painted in recognition of this year's theme for Tucson, I offer up a Canadian fluorite (from Rossport, Ontario). 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: 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.

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

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

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

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.

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