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Cinnabar

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Cinnabar and cinnabarite likely deriving from the Greek κινναβαρι (kinnabari), refer to the ..... 84f, 79-88, in History of Toxicology and Environmental H...

The Historical Use of Cinnabar, a Mercury Mineral - Archaeology

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Cinnabar, or mercury sulphide (HgS) is a highly toxic, naturally occurring form of mercury mineral, which was used in the ancient past for producing a bright ...

Cinnabar: A toxic ore of mercury, once used as a pigment

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Cinnabar is a toxic, nonmetallic mineral composed of mercury and sulfur. ... Mount Vesuvius: Geology, history, maps, facts and more about Vesuvius Volcano .

The long legacy of Peru's "Mine of Death" | EARTH Magazine

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Aug 5, 2009 ... Now, a new study has exposed a 3,500-year history of mercury pollution from the cinnabar mines, a much longer legacy than researchers had ...

Pigments through the Ages - Intro to the reds - Webexhibits

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Cinnabar is a type of red mercury ore that was mixed with an equal amount of burning sulphur to create an expensive red paint ... Short History of Red Pigments.

Vermilion | Chemistry World - Royal Society of Chemistry

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Jun 18, 2014 ... The pigment vermilion is just the mineral cinnabar ground up really fine, ... civilisation looking bright and beautifully red for most of our history'.

Mercury: Element of the Ancients - Dartmouth Toxic Metals ...

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Nov 1, 2012 ... The largest natural source of mercury is cinnabar, its only known ore, and the ... Cinnabar dating from 500 BC has been identified at a Mayan site in Peru, .... Contact Us | Current location: home > mercury > history.html (58/51).

MERCURY MINING - Texas State Historical Association

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Cinnabar, the brilliant red ore of mercury, was discovered and first worked in Texas by Indians, who probably used it as war paint and certainly used it in the ...

Cinnabar rare mineral specimens - Minerals-N-More

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FACTS & HISTORY: The word 'cinnabar' comes from the Persian for 'dragon's blood'. Cinnabar was mined by the Roman Empire for its mercury content and it ...

Our History - Cinnabar

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Here's a picture of the Cinnabar crew in 1999 with Maurice Sendak, who passed away last year. He visited our shop to make sure we weren't screwing up “Wild ...

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Cinnabar: Its Brutal History and Modern Transformation - ArtFire.com

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Mar 5, 2012 ... Â But I also knew that the cinnabar offered today is not "real" cinnabar since real cinnabar has a long history of death. Â Having an inquiring ...

Cinnabar:

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impact throughout history as the main ore of mercury and traditionally the main source of the vermilion red pigment. Introduction. Cinnabar has had a variety of ...

Cinnabar | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Aug 6, 2009 ... Cinnabar: The Chinese Art of Carved Lacquer ... provides a comprehensive view of art history spanning five millennia and the entire globe.