Pigments Checker

burnt umber

A natural mixture of iron and manganese oxides and hydroxides. Used throughout history,

Manufacturer / product code:  Kremer / 40710
Chemical description: natural brown earth, containing manganese oxides, from Cyprus. KREMER PDF
Color: brown
Color Index: PBr8
More info: Pigments Through The Ages  Colourlex


 Raman spectroscopy

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DOWNLOAD paper:   “Pigments Checker version 3.0, a handy set for conservation scientists: A free online Raman spectra database”

Burnt umber 40710 Raman Spectroscopy Pigments Checker


XRF spectroscopy

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DOWNLOAD paper: R. Larsen, N. Coluzzi, A. Cosentino “Free XRF Spectroscopy database of Pigments Checker” Intl Journal of Conservation Science.


Reflectance spectroscopy

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DOWNLOAD paper:  “FORS spec­tral data­base of his­tor­i­cal pig­ments in dif­fer­ent binders”

burnt umber