Crimson Ocher is a semi-transparent deep red with purplish-pink undertones, fine grained. The red ocher comprising Crimson Ocher is a red iron oxide earth from quarries in Lori province of northern Armenia.
Red iron oxide or ferric oxide is the principle coloring agent in red ochers, such as Crimson Ocher. This color is based on the natural mineral hematite associated with varying proportions of other minerals such as clay, chalk and silica. They differ from other ochers in that they do not contain water bound with iron oxide. In other words, the iron to which they owe their color is iron oxide not hydrated iron oxide.
Rublev Colours Crimson Ocher Watercolor
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|Pigment Classification:||Natural inorganic|
|Colour Index:||Pigment Red 102 (77491)|
|Chemical Name:||Iron oxide|
|Safety Information:||Based on toxicological review, there are no acute or known chronic health hazards with the anticipated use of this product. Always protect yourself against potentially unknown chronic hazards of this and other chemical products by avoiding ingestion, excessive skin contact, and inhalation of spraying mists, sanding dusts, and concentrated vapors.|
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Note: Some separation of pigment and medium may occur in Rublev Colours Watercolors and is a natural process when no stabilizers are added to paint to prevent this from occurring.