Copper Carbonate

Copper Carbonate

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Formula: CuCO3

Produces green in most glazes, deeper and richer in lead bearing glazes. In alkaline based glazes the colour tends to blue/turquoise. Reds are achieved under controlled reduction conditions. Disperses more easily than the oxide to prevent speckling. About 65% the strength of the oxide.

Melting Point: 500oC

Molecular weight: 123.5

Glaze Material Group: Colorant

Alternative Name: Malachite

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