Pigments Checker

lamp black

It is known from classical times and it is made by collecting soot from oil lamps. Slightly bluish in color, it makes good neutral grays when mixed with white.

Manufacturer / product code:  Kremer / 47250
Chemical description: amorphous carbon black made from condensed smoke of burning mineral oil, tar, pitch or resin. Kremer PDF
Color: black
Color Index: PBk7
More info: Pigments Through The Ages


 Raman spectroscopy

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Lamp black 47250

 


XRF spectroscopy

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Reflectance spectroscopy

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lamp black