Aurora Orange


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Beautiful rich dark orange, slight brownish undertone, used as a pigment for centuries (but not by this name). A natural colored earth of mixed iron oxides, mined in Germany. This color is lightfast, and mixes well with any medium and other colored earth pigments.

AKA: German orange oxide, orange iron oxide

Aurora orange horse painted by Elizabeth Comer

  • Country of origin: Germany
  • Transparency: Semi-transparent
  • Lightfastness: Excellent
  • Composition: Mixed Iron Oxide, PR101, PY 42 (77491:77492)
  • Chemical formula: Fe203+Fe00H

General protective measures:  

Always wear a dust mask, gloves, apron and eye protection.

These dry pigments are not sold for cosmetic, food, pharmaceutical or tattoo use.

Keep away from foodstuffs and drinks. Do not eat, drink or smoke during work. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work. Do not allow children or pets to contact these art materials.

Additional information

Weight 5 oz
Pigment Type

Natural Earth


2 oz, 4 oz

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