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ivory black

This is real “ivory black” made from real ivory.  Often pigments commercialized as “ivory black” are made from ordinary animal bones. It is the least pure form of carbon black, containing a high percentage of calcium phosphate.

 

Manufacturer / product code:  Kremer / 12000
Chemical description: It contains calcium phosphate, calcium carbonate and carbon. Kremer PDF
Color: black
Color Index: PBk9
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Raman spectroscopy

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XRF spectroscopy

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Reflectance spectroscopy

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