Etruria marl

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Description

A carbon containing clay used to produce Wedgwood pottery in Etruria, England. Etruria marl has a high iron content. It was also used for brick and tiles.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Robert Fournier, Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Pottery, Chilton Book Company, Radnor, PA, 1992
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998