Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Raw Sienna

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9780

\-sē-e-nә\ n [I terra di Siena, literally, Siena earth, fr. Siena, Italy] (1787) Naturally occurring iron oxide, limonite type ore. Color range, yellow to light brown, 40–70% Fe2O3. Somewhat translucent when dispersed in oil. General uses, tinting colors, artists’ colors, and stains. See Iron Oxides, Natural.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA