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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
Common name for hydrated [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=copper%20sulfate copper sulfate] prior to the 1800's. Blue vitriol was commonly used as an [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=insecticide insecticide], germicides and a dye for textiles, hair and leather.
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Common name for hydrated [[copper sulfate]] prior to the 1800s. Blue vitriol was commonly used as an [[insecticide]], germicides and a dye for textiles, hair and leather.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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bluestone, copper sulfate; blue copperas; copper sulfite
 
bluestone, copper sulfate; blue copperas; copper sulfite
  
== Authority ==
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==Resources and Citations==
  
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 235
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 235

Latest revision as of 16:54, 19 April 2022

Description

Common name for hydrated Copper sulfate prior to the 1800s. Blue vitriol was commonly used as an Insecticide, germicides and a dye for textiles, hair and leather.

Synonyms and Related Terms

bluestone, copper sulfate; blue copperas; copper sulfite

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 235
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • 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