Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Bone White

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1504

n Pigment made by acclimating animal bones. Composed chiefly of tricalcium phosphate. Calcium carbonate and minor constituents make up the rest. Bone white is a grayish white and slightly gritty powder. (Kirk-Othmer encyclopedia of chemical technology: pigments-powders (1996). Wiley, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA