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Table 3 Pigments identified on sample G3 on the basis of Raman spectroscopy

From: Combined photoluminescence and Raman microscopy for the identification of modern pigments: explanatory examples on cross-sections from Russian avant-garde paintings

Mineral name Formula Pigment name Raman modes (cm−1)
Zinc oxide ZnO Zinc white 331(w), 383(w) 438(s)
Anatase TiO2 Titanium white 147(vs), 198(vw), 396(m), 515(m) 640(m)
Lead chromate PbCrO4 Chrome yellow 354(s), 375(m), 397(w), 839(vs)
  1. Italic: Wavenumber peak evidenced in the Raman spectra