Difference between revisions of "Celadonite"

From CAMEO
Jump to: navigation, search
(talk)
 
(14 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 2: Line 2:
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A soft, gray-green, iron silicate mineral.  Celadonite was first described in 1847 on Mr. Baldo near Verona, Italy.  It is a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=mica mica] type mineral that has been found as a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=pigment pigment] in some Chinese and Indian paintings.
+
A soft, gray-green, iron silicate mineral.  Celadonite was first described in 1847 on Mr. Baldo near Verona, Italy.  It is a [[mica]] type mineral that has been found as a [[pigment]] in some Chinese and Indian paintings.  
 
 
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
  
 
green earth; celadonita (Esp.); Seladonit (Deut.), Celadonit (Deut.); céladonite (Fr.); seladonitis (Gr.); celadonite (It., Port.); terra verde (It.); groene aarde (Ned.)
 
green earth; celadonita (Esp.); Seladonit (Deut.), Celadonit (Deut.); céladonite (Fr.); seladonitis (Gr.); celadonite (It., Port.); terra verde (It.); groene aarde (Ned.)
  
[[[SliderGallery rightalign|celadoniteRS.jpg~Raman|Celadonite5m.jpg~FTIR|Celadonite5m.jpg~FTIR|f376sem.jpg~SEM|f376edsbw.jpg~EDS]]]
+
 
  
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
{| class="wikitable"
Line 30: Line 29:
 
File:celadonite C100x.jpg|Green earth (celadonite)
 
File:celadonite C100x.jpg|Green earth (celadonite)
 
File:PIG376.jpg|XRD pattern of green earth
 
File:PIG376.jpg|XRD pattern of green earth
 +
File:Celadonite, collodion slide (Forbes MFA 376), 532nm.TIF|Raman (MFA)
 +
File:Celadonite.PNG|FTIR (MFA)
 +
File:Slide2 celadonite.PNG|XRF
 +
File:f376sem.jpg|SEM
 +
File:f376edsbw.jpg|EDS
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  
  
== Authority ==
+
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
  
 
* R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, ''Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia'', Dover Publications, New York, 1966  Comment: density 2.5-2.7 and ref.index.1.62
 
* R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, ''Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia'', Dover Publications, New York, 1966  Comment: density 2.5-2.7 and ref.index.1.62

Latest revision as of 09:01, 8 October 2019

Celadonite

Description

A soft, gray-green, iron silicate mineral. Celadonite was first described in 1847 on Mr. Baldo near Verona, Italy. It is a mica type mineral that has been found as a pigment in some Chinese and Indian paintings.

Synonyms and Related Terms

green earth; celadonita (Esp.); Seladonit (Deut.), Celadonit (Deut.); céladonite (Fr.); seladonitis (Gr.); celadonite (It., Port.); terra verde (It.); groene aarde (Ned.)


Composition K(Mg,Fe2+)(Fe3+,Al)[Si4O10](OH)2
Mohs Hardness 2
Density 2.5-2.7
Refractive Index 1.62

Additional Images


Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966 Comment: density 2.5-2.7 and ref.index.1.62
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

Retrieved from "http://cameo.mfa.org/index.php?title=Celadonite&oldid=64503"