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Iron oxide stains; XTS.1638

Iron oxide stains; XTS.1638
Name/Title
Iron oxide stains
About this object
Iron oxide stains; giving the rainbow-coloured film effect on Stilpnosiderite.

Iron oxides are naturally occurring pigments that have been used as colourants since prehistoric times. This sample comes from Mt Bischoff, Tasmania.

For more information about Thames School of Mines, which is cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, visit our website.

Measurements
W: 6cm
L: 12cm

Credit Line
Collection of Thames School of Mines, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
Object Type
Iron oxide
Object number
XTS.1638

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