Rublev Watercolour Nicosia green earth is the mineral glauconite, a greenish earth of hydrated iron potassium silicate, known as green earth or terre verte. This glauconite is a cool dark green earth from Nicosia, Cyprus.
Rublev Watercolour Nicosia Green Earth Note: Colors swatches are shown in mass tone, at top, mixed with an equal amount of water and brushed out toward the bottom. All pictures of color swatches in this web site are only approximations of the actual color of the watercolor paint. We have taken every care to match the color in these pictures on calibrated color monitors to the actual color. However, because of the wide variance in color monitors the results you get may vary.
English: green earth French: terre verte German: gr�ne Masse Italian: terre verde Portuguese: terra verde Russian: зеленая земля Spanish: tierra verde
Green Earth (Glauconite)
Pigment Green 23 (77009)
Hydrated Iron Potassium Silicate
Note: Some separation of pigment and medium may occur in Rublev Watercolours and is a natural process when no stabilizers are added to paint to prevent this from occurring.
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