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Pigments Checker

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The cultivation of madder root almost ceased after a synthetic method for making alizarin was discovered in 1868.

Manufacturer / product code:  Kremer / 372051
Chemical description: made from the roots of rubia tinctorum. 1,2-dihydroxyantraquinone. Kremer PDF
Color: red
Color Index: NR9
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”

No Raman spectra, fluorescence is too high with any laser.


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”

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