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Table 1 Glass glitter from the Vigani Cabinet, Comp. = compartment in the Cabinet, label = label on the paper box in the Cabinet. Dimension is related to the flakes investigated by stereo microscopy, thickness to REM

From: Investigation of coloured lead glass glitter from an early eighteenth century material collection, Cambridge, by electron microscopy/energy dispersive X-ray analysis

Comp. Label Size (mm) Thickness (μm) Description
I/3 Blew Fr. 0.5 × 0.4, 1.2 × 1.3 25, 50, 75 Light blue mixed with nearly colourless flakes
I/18 Green Fr. 0.2 × 0.5, 1.6 × 0.5 30, 45, 70 Dark and light green flakes
I/34 Gold Fr. 0.5 × 1.3, 1.6 × 3 40 Brown, yellow and colourless flakes
I/39 White Fr. 0.7 × 1, 0.5 × 0.7 30, 60, 90 Colourless flakes
I/59 Brown Fr. 10.8 × 1, 1 × 2 30, 40, 100 Brown-violet and colourless flakes
I/60 Ash colour Fr. 1 × 2, 2-3 × 0.6 30, 75, 100 Grey-bluish and colourless flakes
I/62 ?? Fr. 0.6 × 1, 1 × 2 30, 45 Blackish purple and colourless flakes