Strontium Carbonate

50lbs STRONTIUM CARBONATE

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A source of strontium oxide for stoneware and porcelain glazes, most often used as an additional flux to promote interaction and greater fusion. Strontia behaves a lot like calcia but sees limited use because of its expense. It is also similar to baria and is often substituted for it. To replace 100 g barium carbonate (very toxic by ingestion), use 75 g strontium carbonate.

For more information on strontium carbonate, see the Digitalfire.com Reference Library of ceramic materials.