mosaic gold definition

  • noun:
    • Ormolu.
    • Powdered stannic sulfide (SnS2) made use of as a pigment in gilding
    • See under Mosaic.
    • a yellow pigment often suspended in lacquer
  • adjective:
    • Stannic sulphide, SnS2, received as a yellow scaly crystalline powder, and used as a pigment in bronzing and gilding wood and steel work. It absolutely was known as because of the alchemists aurum musivum, or aurum mosaicum. Called in addition bronze powder.

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