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manganese and ^6 oxidati

updated sat 3 apr 99


Monona Rossol on fri 2 apr 99

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Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 13:54:54 EST
From: Maria Elaine Lanza
Subject: Manganese and ^6 Oxidation Firing
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> I realize that the subject of manganese has been discussed at length in
> previous posts, however the question came up again for me again after
> seeing mugs lined with a really gorgeous black liner glaze that the artist
> admitted to be heavily saturated with oxides, including manganese... the
> explanation given was that it burns out during the firing... Is that so?<

If it was burned out and gone, so would the color be gone. The oxides are
black, the color is black, the potter is nuts.


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