Cuprotesmo

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Description

[Macherey-Nagel, GmBH] A brand name for a colorimetric indicator paper used to detect copper. Cuprotesmo paper, when moistened with de-ionized water, will react with copper and copper containing compounds to form a pink-purple complex (Odegaard et al 2000).

Additional Information

N.Odegaard, S.Carroll, W.Zimmt, Material Characterization Tests for Objects of Art and Archaeology Archetype Publications, London, 2000, p.46.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • N.Odegaard, S.Carroll, W.Zimmt, Material Characterization Tests for Objects of Art and Archaeology, Archetype Publications, London, 2000