Chromium Oxide

Chromium Oxide

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Formula: Cr2O3

A versatile high firing colorant used in glazes to produce green tints, generally opaque. In the presence of the following produces a wide range of colours:zinc (tan/brown), lead (yellow/orange/red with crystalline structure), iron (greys and occasionally blue), calcium (grass green), cobalt and magnesium (blue green), tin (deep pink turning to purple if boron included). Chrome oxide tend to black in reduction.

Melting Point: 2265oC

Molecular weight: 152

Glaze Material Group: Colorant

Alternative Name: Chrome Oxide, Chrome Green

Safety: Toxic material or hazardous as airborne dust, and/or as powder and/or in liquid suspension
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