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mouse brown, cone 6, clay times, nov/dec. 2003

updated fri 4 feb 05


Alisa Clausen on thu 3 feb 05

Mouse Brown, cone 6, Clay Times, Nov/Dec. 2003.

Source: Clay Times, Nov/Dec. 2003
Credited to: Used by Kathy Ruttenberg

Firing ramp:
100c p/h to 600c (212f - 1112f)
150c p/h to 1140c (302f - 2084f)=20
80c p/h to 1240c (176f - 2264f)
5 min. soak
cool down max. to 800c (1472f)
Hold 1 hour
Shut off kiln

44 Nepheline Syenite
12 G.B.
12 Whiting
6 Lithium Carb.
13 EPK
13 Silica

11 Titanium Dioxide

Resulted in a semi mat glaze that has glossy streaks. The mat ground =
color is greenish brown and the streaking is a bright
orange rust. There are some crystal formations around the bottom edges =
of the streaking, making small lichen like patterns.
The glaze pools cream with a green cast. A very active surface. =20

Cu. Carb.
Gloss dark green glaze. Clay body color shows through where thinnest, =
and metallic dark green where thickest. Overall surface
is streaky from thin to thick, glaze moved a lot but did not run.

Note: All raw materials are measured up or down to the nearest whole =
decimal. =20
Colorants or additives to a 100 gram test batch are measured in percent =
to the 100 gram test batch.

Will watch for shivering (Lithium).

Regards from Alisa in Denmark