Terre verte

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Terre verte

Description

The French term for green earth pigments, e.g., celadonite and glauconite. Terre verte is sometimes imitated by mixtures of yellow Naples yellow and blue Prussian blue.

See earth green earth.

Raman

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XRD

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Synonyms and Related Terms

terre verde; green earth; Grne Erde (Deut.); terre verte (Fr.); prasini gi (Gr.); terra verde (It., Port.); groene aarde (Ned.)

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Authority

  • G.S.Brady, G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 610
  • R.D. Harley, R.D. Harley, Artists' Pigments c. 1600-1835, Butterworth Scientific, London, 1982

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