, which known as Lead MonoSilicate is an economical
compound for introducing Lead Metal into a glaze and as a source of
Lead in the glass industry. Lead MonoSilicate is available in
either granulated or ground form. In the finely powdered form, it is
readily soluble in dilute hydrochloric and acetic acids.
This composition is the eutectic mixture of Lead Ortho-silicate
and Lead Metasilicate with a chemical composition of 85% Litharge (PbO)
and 15% Silica (SiO2).