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== Description ==
== Description ==
An old name used for both [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=barium%20oxide barium oxide] and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=barium%20sulfate barium sulfate] prior to the 1800s.  
An old name used for both [[barium oxide]] and [[barium sulfate]] prior to the 1800s.  
See [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=barite barite].
See [[barite]].
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

Revision as of 10:51, 8 January 2014


An old name used for both Barium oxide and Barium sulfate prior to the 1800s.

See Barite.

Synonyms and Related Terms

heavy earth; calcined baryta; barium monoxide; baryte (Fr.); barita (Port.)


  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • 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 American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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