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Re: Ick remedies/malachite and copper

> From: "A. Inniss" <andrewi at u_washington.edu> Subject:
> 	Well, I'm sure our resident chemists will give a more complete
> explanation here, but to say malachite doesn't contain copper is akin to
> saying bauxite doesn't contain aluminum ;-)!

Malachite green is an aniline dye, not a copper. Don't let the name mislead
you; it refers only to color.

Greg. Tong
gtong at sirius_com

"Often, the things that change are less interesting than those that stay
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