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Common name for Copper sulfate used prior to the 1800s when chemical compound names were standardized (Schur 1985).
Synonyms and Related Terms
cupric sulfate; copper sulfate; blue vitriol
Resources and Citations
- 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
- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997