Amber glass

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Description

A pale yellow glass tinted with mixtures of sulfur and red iron oxide. Amber glass was often used for medicine bottles and to store light sensitive chemicals.

Synonyms and Related Terms

amberina; vidrio ámbar (Esp.); vidro âmbar (Port.)

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p.365

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