Dark gray-black color, slight sheen. Natural polymorph of carbon, used for painting “pencil” sketches, adding tonal washes to paintings and sketches. Processed in North America, color stable in all mediums and pigments. Strong opaque pigment, good lightfastness.
AKA: black lead, graffito, pencil ore, plumbago
5 gm Graphite Black: $0.75