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Iron Pigments Through the Ages
Steel Times International (2015)
  • Fathi Habashi
Naturally occurring iron oxides were used since ancient times as ochre yellow and red pigments. It was only in the 18th century that artificially prepared Prussian blue was discovered. This discovery opened up a new field of chemistry - - cyano compounds.
  • Ochre,
  • Prussian blue,
  • Neolitic caves,
  • Ancient Egyptian tombs
Publication Date
September, 2015
Citation Information
Fathi Habashi. "Iron Pigments Through the Ages" Steel Times International Vol. 39 Iss. 6 (2015)
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