Corrosion of ancient Chinese bronze money trees studied by Raman microscopy

@inproceedings{McCann1999CorrosionOA,
  title={Corrosion of ancient Chinese bronze money trees studied by Raman microscopy},
  author={Lowell I. McCann and Karen Trentelman and Theresa M. Possley and Brage Golding},
  year={1999}
}
Raman microscopy was used to identify corrosion products and their locations on and within samples from ancient Chinese bronze money trees to help determine the corrosive environments the trees experienced in the past. The compounds found included Cu2 O, CuCO3 · Cu(OH)2, 2CuCO3 · Cu(OH)2, PbO, PbCO 3 and PbSO4. In addition, a number of pigments on the exterior were identified (ultramarine, Prussian blue, phthalocyanine blue, phthalocyanine green, Hansa yellow G and chrome yellow) which were… CONTINUE READING

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