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Synthetically prepared dark brown iron oxide pigment. Mars brown is a permanent pigment with good tinting strength and good oil-drying properties.
See Mars colors.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Pigment Brown 6 and 7; CI 77491 and 77492
- No significant hazards.
Resources and Citations
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
- Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979