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Sulphur (alternate #6)

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Sulphur (alternate #6)

A symbol used to indicate sulphur in alchemical practices.

In this particular version of the sulphur symbol, the downward pointing arrow indicates Hell and the underworld, since sulphur was often associated with such locations.

For more details on this material, as well as its much more common visual indicator, see 'The Sulphur Symbol'.

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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Alchemical symbols, originally devised as part of alchemy, were used to denote some elements and some compounds until the 18th century. Note that while notation like this was mostly standardized, sty‚Ķ read more »

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