Bordeaux turpentine

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The raw balsam exudate of the French Maritime pine trees, Pinus maritinus. Distillation of Bordeaux turpentine produces burgundy turpentine distillate and burgundy pitch residue.

Synonyms and Related Terms

trementina de Burdeos (Esp.); trementina di Bordeaux (It); burgundy turpentine; burgundy pitch

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 832
  • 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

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