Cadmium oil paint art Will Eskridge

Five for Friday: The Power of Cadmium

  1. I’m Special! Cadmium ranks 67th in abundance among the 90 naturally occurring elements on Earth. In every ton of the Earth’s crust, you can expect to find 1/5th of a gram of the metal. It was discovered that cadmium could be used for pigment, but scarcity delayed production of it until about 1840 and even […]

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