Minium

[mineral] Minium is the naturally occurring form of lead tetroxide, Pb2+2Pb4+O4 also known as red lead. Minium is a light-to-vivid red and may have brown-to-yellow tints. It typically occurs in scaly-to-earthy masses. It crystallizes in the tetragonal crystal system. Minium is rare and occurs in lead-mineral deposits that have been subjecte...
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Minium

Min'i·um noun [ Latin minium , an Iberian word, the Romans getting all their cinnabar from Spain; confer Basque armineá .] (Chemistry) A heavy, brilliant red pigment, consisting of an oxide of lead, Pb 3 O 4 , obtained by exposing lead or massicot to a gentle ...
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minium

<chemistry> A heavy, brilliant red pigment, consisting of an oxide of lead, Pb3O4, obtained by exposing lead or massicot to a gentle and continued heat in the air. It is used as a cement, as a paint, and in the manufacture of flint glass. ... Synonym: red lead. ... Origin: L. Minium, an Iberian word, the Romans getting all their cinnabar from...
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Minium

• (n.) A heavy, brilliant red pigment, consisting of an oxide of lead, Pb3O4, obtained by exposing lead or massicot to a gentle and continued heat in the air. It is used as a cement, as a paint, and in the manufacture of flint glass. Called also red lead.
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minium

(from the article `lead processing`) Red lead, or lead tetroxide (Pb3O4), is another lead oxide whose two most important uses are in paints and as an addition to litharge in storage ... Other dyestuffs are of only minor importance compared with these inks, which are primarily used for pen drawings. Minium (red lead) was used in the ... ...
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Minium

Lead oxide, red
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minium

minium: see red lead.
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Minium

Minium is the red oxide of lead, often designated red lead, and formerly commonly used as a pigment for ordinary purposes.
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Minium

Minium is a genus of thalloid alga comprising approximately 1 species. The thalli take a crustose form. == Species == The only species currently recognised is M. parvum. ...
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minium

vermilion; red lead
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Minium

[pigment] `Minium, also known as red lead, is a bright orange red pigment that was widely used in the Middle Ages for the decoration of manuscripts and for painting. It was made by roasting white lead pigment in the air; the white lead would gradually turn yellow, then into an orange lead tetroxide. The color varied depending upon how long ...
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Minium

Red lead. The name in early times was applied by the Romans to their native vermilion and cinnibar; it was not applied to red lead until the Middle Ages. The word miniature is derived from miniate, meaning to paint with minium. Obsolete as a pigment for the artist today, its chief use is as a primer for steel work.
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