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R&F Encaustic Paint Block - Mars Orange, 40 ml block

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Mars Orange
Mars Orange
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Mars Orange
40 ml
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Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PR101-Mars Orange

Pigment Name

PR101-Mars Orange

Pigment Type

Chemical Name

iron oxides

Chemical Formula

Fe2O2 or Fe2O3 • H2O


Mars Orange is a bright, extremely light red and appears almost pinkish when contrasted with darker colors. It has incredible tinting strength and opacity. The synthetic form of Mars Orange is made from iron oxides and is cleaner, brighter, and denser than its ochre-based counterparts.


Mars Orange has good permanence and lightfastness.


Mars Orange has no significant hazards.


The word Mars refers to the Roman god of iron and war. Mars Orange has been manufactured as a pigment since the 17th century.

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UPC Code: 836943000186

ASIN #: B003IX56LY