Monastral green

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[DuPont] A brand name for a chlorinated copper phthalocyanine pigment. Monastral green was commercially introduced in 1938. Monastral green is made from the same phthalocyanine base as Monastral blue but is modified by chlorination. Some commercial products by the same name may contain less permanent colors.

See also Phthalocyanine green.


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Synonyms and Related Terms

phthalocyanine green

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 611
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Monona Rossol, The Artist's Complete Health and Safety Guide, Allworth Press, New York, 1994
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