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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A light green, chlorinated copper corrosion product. Paratacamite is a basic copper chloride. It has been found as a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=green%20pigments green pigment] in 5th - 8th century Asian wall paintings, as well as in some later Persian miniature and European paintings. On [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=copper copper] and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=bronze bronze] artifacts, paratacamite and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=atacamite atacamite] indicate the presence of [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=bronze%20disease bronze disease].
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A light green, chlorinated copper corrosion product. Paratacamite is a basic copper chloride. It has been found as a [[green pigment]] in 5th - 8th century Asian wall paintings, as well as in some later Persian miniature and European paintings. On [[copper]] and [[bronze]] artifacts, paratacamite and [[atacamite]] indicate the presence of [[bronze disease]].
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

Revision as of 11:30, 1 August 2013

Description

A light green, chlorinated copper corrosion product. Paratacamite is a basic copper chloride. It has been found as a green pigment in 5th - 8th century Asian wall paintings, as well as in some later Persian miniature and European paintings. On copper and bronze artifacts, paratacamite and atacamite indicate the presence of bronze disease.

Synonyms and Related Terms

basic copper chloride; Paratacamit (Deut.); para atacamiet (Ned.)

FTIR

MFA- Paratacamite.jpg


Composition Cu(OH)2 - CuCl

Authority

  • The Dictionary of Art, Grove's Dictionaries Inc., New York, 1996 Comment: 'Pigment'

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