Iron stain

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Description

A reddish iron oxide stain caused by rusted iron or steel. Weak acids, such as citric acid and oxalic acid, have been used to dissolve rust.

Synonyms and Related Terms

iron oxide; rust stain; iron mold

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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