Common name for iron sulfate used prior to the 1800s when chemical compound names were standardized (Schur 1985).
See ferrous sulfate.
Synonyms and Related Terms
green copperas; iron sulfate; ferrous sulfate
S. Schur, "Conservation Terminology: A Review of Past & Current Nomenclature of Materials", Technology and Conservation, 1985.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- R. Mayer, The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques, Viking Press, New York, 1981
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 322