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Cerussite, Dundas, Tasmania

Reticulated “chrome” cerussite from the Dundas Extended Mine, Dundas, Tasmania. Cerussite is a lead carbonate mineral. This yellow form was originally thought to have been coloured by trace amounts of chromium. The actual specimen is 12mm wide. Completed in 4 hours in Procreate.

Calcite from Arkansas

Completed last night. A nice doubly-terminated calcite crystal from Arkansas. Watercolour, pen and coloured pencil on 203x102mm white card.

Cerussite, Magnet Mine, Tasmania WIP

The Magnet Mine near Waratah, Tasmania, is well-known for its yellow, so-called “Chrome” cerussite. In fact, it is the Type Locality for “Chrome Cerussite”, the first place that it was ever described from. This is a coloured pencil artwork that is a work in progress. I have been enjoying a...

Mmmm … Forbidden Donut

Not for sale. Something a bit different. It is good to try something else for a change. It helps to extend your style and technique. I watched a Helen Campbell Youtube tutorial, then did my own version… 😁 Watercolour with a touch of pencil…

Wulfenite, Rowley Mine, Arizona, USA

Not currently for sale. One of the classic localities for wulfenite in Arizona – the Rowley Mine. Specimens from here make great fodder for mineral art! Painted in ink on Yupo paper. Yupo is a synthetic “paper” made from 100% polypropylene. It is completely waterproof and ideal for media such...

Amazonite, Smoky Quartz, Smoky Hawk Claim, Colorado, USA

Not currently for sale. The most amazing amazonite I have seen. This crystal is a monster and aptly named “The Icon”. Found by the Dorris family while filming an episode of Prospectors, and prepped by Tim Dorris for display at the Tucson Show in 2015. Watercolour and ink.

Hausmannite, South Africa

Not currently for sale. The South African manganese fields are home to the best hausmannite specimens. They form sharp lustrous silver-black crystals. This one is a specimen in my personal collection. Pencil and ink drawing.

Fluorite, Hunan, China

Not currently for sale. An aesthetic purple fluorite from Hunan, China. Interesting surface features on the face of this cube. Coloured pencil on black card.