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Terra ponderosa (alchemy)

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Terra ponderosa (alchemy)

A symbol from 18th century chemistry.

In Latin, "terra ponderosa" translates as 'heavy earth' or 'heavy soil'. This particular symbol likely represented terra ponderosa salita, also known as chlor barium.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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