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Selenium

Oxide Analysis Formula
Se 100.00% 1.00
Oxide Weight 111.20
Formula Weight 111.20

Notes

A metal of the sulfur group. It is normally added in its pure form to glass batches as a coloring agent for rose or ruby glass or to act as a decolorizer against green iron.

Selenium is also introduced from sodium selenite (Na2O SeO2) or barium selenite (BaO SeO2).

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Metallic based materials that impart fired color to glazes and bodies.

Data

Hardness (Moh)4.5
Frit Softening Point217C

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