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Genuine Green Earth Nicosia

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Binder: Virgin Cold-pressed linseed oil, washed
Pigment: 
PG 23 / inorganic: Natural Green Earth
Lightfastness: 1 (excellent)
Opacity: Semi-transparent

A rare, prized green earth from the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia; formed from volcanic rock alterations. It is somewhat bluer in tone than Green Earth Brentinoco. This semi-transparent green earth mixes delightful mint greens with Flake White and Cadmium Yellow Lemon. Beautiful with Genuine Yellow ochre and Ultramarine Violet. Use also for glazing and mixing cool flesh halftones.

Conforms to ASTM D4236. Conforms to ASTM D4302