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.

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...