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Ochre

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Name:
From Ancient Greek: ὤχρα, from ὠχρός, ōkhrós, pale).
A name given to a great variety of earthy minerals, usually mixtures of fine-grained oxides/hydroxides. Some examples of more specific names are: Antimony Ochre, Bismuth Ochre, Iron Ochre, Lead Ochre and Molybdic Ochre (Molybdenum Ochre).

Cadmium ochre is a mixture of greenockite and hawleyite.
Tungstic ochre is a mixture of ferritungstite, tungstite and other minerals.
Varlamoffite is often regarded as a tin ochre.
Uranium ochre is a mixture more commonly called gummite.
Palladium ochre is palladinite.


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German:Ocker

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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