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Natron (alchemy)

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Natron (alchemy)

A symbol from 17th century chemistry used to indicate natron.

Also known as caustic soda, natron is a naturally occurring salt that has been utilized by humanity for thousands of years. Among other things, it was a primary component of the mummification process in ancient Egypt, where it was used to dry out the body.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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