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Catlinite 500g

SKU: NAP-450-6150
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Color
Pink
Color Index
Not Listed
Acrylic
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Description
Details Rublev Pipestone, is a pink clay from Minnesota; the clay stone was carved by Native Americans into pipes and also used as a pigment.

Pigment Names
Common Names: English: pipestone
Mineral Names: English: catlinite
German: Catlinit
Spanish: catlinita


Origin and History
Pipestone, is dull red or pink clay stone, carved by Native Americans into pipes. Called calumets the pipes were used extensively in ceremonials. Native Americans held pipestone sacred, and even in time of war the quarries were regarded as neutral ground. Pipestone is sometimes called catlinite, for the artist and author George Catlin, who lived among the Native Americans.

Source
Rublev Pipestone is from quarries in Minnesota, United States and is a soft pink color. Pipestone is found mainly in Minnesota, in the Dakotas and in Canada. Pipestone, Minnesota, and the Pipestone River in Manitoba, Canada, are named after the stone.

Permanence and Compatibility
Pipestone is permanent in all mediums; the principle coloring agent is iron oxide (hematite) that leached into clay beds. There are no known incompatibilities.

Oil Absorption and Grinding
Pipestone absorbs a moderate amount of oil and is a soft pigment that easily combinesl with both water-solved and oil-based vehicles.

Toxicity
Pipestone is not considered toxic, but care should be used in handling the dry powder pigment to avoid inhaling the dust.


Pigment: Pipestone (Catlinite)

Pigment Information
Color: Pink
Colour Index: Not Listed
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ASTM Lightfastness Rating
Acrylic: Not Rated
Oil: Not Rated
Watercolor: Not Rated
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Weight
1.10 Lbs
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