Category: Glaze
Created 2016-11-03 18:44:04 by Tracey Lee
Categories: Glaze
Firing Temperature: Δ5½-6
Atmospheres: Oxidation
Surface Type: Glossy
Transparency: Translucent

Revised by Virginia Pates - substitute strontium for barium

Material Amount Batch Subtotal
Silica 33.97
Nepheline Syenite (Theoretical) 26.3
Strontium Carbonate 18.9
Lithium Carbonate 14.25
Whiting 3.29
Tennessee ball clay 3.29
Total Base:100
Bentonite 3
Chrome Oxide 0.5
Total: 103.5

Percentage Analysis

Ingredient Amount SiO2 Al2O3 MgO CaO SrO Li2O K2O Na2O KNaO Fe2O3 TiO2 Cr2O3 LOI
Nepheline Syenite (Theoretical)26.315.966.
Strontium Carbonate18.913.275.63
Lithium Carbonate14.255.818.44
Tennessee ball clay3.291.780.990.
Chrome Oxide0.50.5
100% no LOI 61.418.860.112.3815.236.661.443.074.510.190.060.57

Unity Molecular Formula (UMF)



0.1 Na2O
0.03 K2O
0.46 Li2O
0.31 SrO
0.09 CaO
0.01 MgO


0.18 Al2O3


2.13 SiO2


0.01 Cr2O3





0.6 : 0.4

SiO2:Al2O3 Chart

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SiO2:Al2O3 Ratio
SiO2:Al2O3 Ratio 11.76

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Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Hazardous Materials Identification System (HMIS) SDS Link
Material Pictograms Signal Word Hazard Statements Health Flammability Hazard Protection
Silica HarmfulHealth Hazard DANGER From 200-Mesh SDS:
May cause cancer by inhalation.
Causes damage to lungs through prolonged or repeated exposure by inhalation.
* 0 0 E
Strontium Carbonate Harmful WARNING Product dust may be irritating to eyes,skin and respiratory system.  1 0 0 E
Lithium Carbonate Harmful WARNING Harmful if swallowed.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Harmful to aquatic life.
Whiting Harmful WARNING Causes eye irritation
Tennessee ball clay Health Hazard WARNING May cause damage to lung through prolonged or repeated inhalation 2 0 0 E
Bentonite Harmful WARNING Causes eye irritation
Causes skin irritation
May cause respiratory irritation
Chrome Oxide WARNING May be harmful if inhaled. May cause
irritation to eyes and respiratory tract. Slightly toxic if ingested.
2 0 1 E