Ogalde JP, Salas C, Lara N, Leyton P, Paipa C, Campos-Vallette M, Arriaza B (2014) Multi-instrumental identification of orpiment
in archaeological mortuary contexts.
C: The gold semi-detailed exploratory of gold and orpiment
in the east of Naein (Lito-geochemical exploration 1:5000) connection consulter of Madan Ara Company in 2003 performed this project in an area with 10 [km.sup.3].
was very common in yellow pigment in painted wall hangings throughout the 18th century and well into the 19th century too.
from Pontus near Sinope, in Egypt, the Balearic islands and the island of Lemnos), "paraetonium" (according to Pliny a "chalk" from Libya--the difference between "chalk" and "clay" was not clear to the ancient authors and not even to Agricola), "melium" (from the island of Melos, according to Pliny a white clay), green earth (creta viridis) from Smyrna, orpiment
(auripigmentum) and realgar (sandaraca) from Pontus (Vitruvius, 1953, 2004, 2008).
In 1998, during large-scale open pit gold mining at Twin Creeks, Newmont Gold Corporation geologists began seeing wonderful pockets of gemmy, bright orange orpiment
crystals exposed in a portion of the "South Mega Pit" called "Cut 62." Collector's Edge Minerals, Inc.
By 3000 BCE, they added red lead ([Pb.sub.3][O.sub.4]), malachite (basic copper carbonate), orpiment
(arsenic trisulfide), charcoal, and red madder (from the root of the plant Rubia tinctorum).
32 Which two chemical elements are found in the minerals orpiment
Specialists known as vendecolori (color sellers), a profession unique to Venice, played a crucial role in stimulating color experiments by introducing many new pigments, such as the yellow orpiment
and reddish-orange realgar that became the signature hues of Venetian painting.
There were many others, from varieties of benzoin (the djaoui needed by popular cults in North African Islam) to galanga roots, Harmel seeds, orpiment
It included not only painters' pigments such as azurite, vermilion, and orpiment
, but also raw materials used in a variety of crafts.
was found in the flesh tones, vermilion in the red robe of the youth tearing off his cloak to follow Alfred, and Prussian blue was used for the sky.
Titian, a citizen of mercantile Venice, exalted in the materially sumptuous, including rare pigments (lapis lazuli from central Asia, transalpine azurite, orpiment
, dyers' red lake which he sent for when in Augsburg by the half-pound, and the local vermilion and unsurpassed lead white) which trade brought to the wharves on the 'precious strand' of the Republic that 'once did hold the gorgeous East in fee'.