Ferric ferrocyanide

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Description

Chemical name for the bright blue pigment more commonly known as Prussian blue.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Prussian blue; iron blue; azul de Prusia (Esp.); ferrocyanure ferrique (Fr.); bleu de Prusse (Fr.); azul da Prússia (Port.)

Composition Fe4[Fe(CN)6]3

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Susan E. Schur, Conservation Terminology: A review of Past & Current Nomenclature of Materials, Technology and Conservation, Spring (p.34-39); Summer (p.35-38); Fall (p.25-36), 1985
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 4064