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Table 1 Identified pigments in the illuminations of the investigated manuscripts

From: Correction to: Multianalytical approach for the analysis of the Codices Millenarius Maior and Millenarius Minor in Kremsmuenster Abbey, Upper Austria

Color Codex Millenarius Maior Codex Millenarius Minor
White Lead or calcium based pigments Lead white (2PbCO3·Pb(OH)2)
Yellow Orpiment/realgar as well as iron oxide Orpiment (As2S3) as well as iron oxide
Orange Minium (= red lead, Pb3O4) Minium (= red lead, Pb3O4)
Red Minium (= red lead, Pb3O4) Vermilion (HgS)
Dark red Iron oxide/ochre Iron oxide (FeO(OH))
Blue Azurite (Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2) Lapis lazuli (Na8…10[Al6Si6O24]S2…4)
Dark blue Indigo (C16H10N2O2)  
Green Copper based green pigment Copper(II)-hydroxyl chloride (Cu2Cl(OH)3)
Brown Iron based brown pigment (brown ochre) Iron based brown pigment (brown ochre)