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ID: 300404730
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300404730

 

Record Type: concept
atacamite (mineral) (mineral, inorganic material, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: A green mineral named in 1801 by D. de Fallizen for the Atacama Desert in Chile. It occurs naturally as copper oxychloride in oxidation zones of copper deposits in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, or as chloride corrosion on copper and bronze. The mineral has been used as a pigment on sculpture, manuscripts, maps, and frescoes.
 
Terms:
atacamite (mineral) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
atacamiet (mineraal) (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

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Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of mineral
.................... mineral (G)
Hierarchy of atacamite (mineral)
........................ atacamite (mineral) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een groen mineraal, dat deze naam in 1801 ontving van D. de Fallizen. De naam verwijst naar de Atacamawoestijn in Chili. Het komt van nature voor als koperoxychloride in oxidatiezones van koperafzettingen in Noord-Amerika, Europa, AziĆ« en AustraliĆ«, of als chloridecorrosie op koper en brons. Het mineraal is gebruikt als pigment bij beeldhouwwerken, manuscripten, landkaarten en fresco's.  

Related concepts:
constituent of ....  atacamite (pigment)
..........................  (inorganic green pigment, green pigment, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300404731]

Sources and Contributors:
atacamiet (mineraal)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
...................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
atacamite (mineral)............  [VP Preferred]
...................................  AATA online (2002-)
...................................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
...................................  Mindat.org Mineral Database (2001-)
...................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Bolma, Handboek voor edelsteenkunde (1950) 685
............  UvA Talen
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Brady and Clauser, Materials Handbook (1977)
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
.......... Mindat.org Mineral Database (2001-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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