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Inorganic chemicals

A broad class of substances encompassing all those that do not include carbon and its derivatives as their principal elements, yet not excluding carbides, carbonates, cyanides, cyanates, and carbon disulfide.

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antimony trioxide

Inorganic chemicals; Inorganic pigments

Antimony trioxide is the inorganic compound with the formula Sb2O3. It is the most important commercial compound of antimony. It is found in nature as the minerals valentinite and ...


Inorganic chemicals; Inorganic pigments

Aureolin (sometimes called Cobalt Yellow) is a pigment used in oil and watercolor painting. Its color index name is PY40 (40th entry on list of yellow pigments). It was first made ...


Inorganic chemicals; Inorganic pigments

Azurite is a soft, deep blue copper mineral produced by weathering of copper ore deposits. It is also known as Chessylite after the type locality at Chessy-les-Mines near Lyon, ...


Inorganic chemicals; Inorganic pigments

Verdigris is the common name for a green pigment obtained through the application of acetic acid to copper plates or the natural patina formed when copper, brass or bronze is ...

barium borate

Inorganic chemicals; Inorganic pigments

Barium borate, also called barium diborate, barium boron oxide, barium metaborate, or (as an optical crystal) BBO (BaB2O4 or Ba(BO2)2) is an inorganic compound, a borate of ...

barium sulfate

Inorganic chemicals; Inorganic pigments

Barium sulfate is the inorganic compound with the chemical formula BaSO4. It is a white crystalline solid that is odorless and insoluble in water. It occurs as the mineral barite, ...


Inorganic chemicals; Inorganic pigments

Bice, from the French bis, a word of doubtful origin, originally meaning dark-coloured, was a term applied in English to particular green or blue pigments. Bice pigments were ...