Alternate Names: MnO, Manganese(II) Oxide
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If manganese is being used in glazes fired below 1080C, then it should be considered as composed of 100% MnO2 (Manganese Dioxide), if above it should be taken as 81.5 MnO (Manganese Oxide).
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Hazards of these materials in ceramic glazes and clay bodies
Manganese can be very toxic, expecially with regards to inhalation of the fumes during kiln firing. This material must be treated with care.
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A story of one persons struggle with manganese toxicity
Mno2, Pyrolusite, Manganese(IV) oxide
A person story about manganese poisoning.