Alchemical Symbols

This page lists all the various symbols in the Alchemical Symbols category.

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, style and symbol varied between alchemists, so this page lists the most common.

Symbols in this category:

Lapis lazuli (alchemy)

A sign used in alchemy for lapis lazuli.

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Lead

Lead is a chemical element in the carbon group with symbol Pb (from Latin: plumbum) and atomic number 82. Lead is a soft and malleable metal, which is regarded as a heavy metal and poor metal.

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Lead (alternate #1)

In alchemy, lead is most commonly represented by the astrological sign for the planet Saturn (for full details, see the symbol for 'Lead'), but this symbol serves the same purpose.

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Lead (alternate #2)

In alchemy, lead is most commonly represented by the astrological sign for the planet Saturn (for full details, see the symbol for 'Lead'), but this symbol serves the same purpose.

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Lead (alternate #3)

In alchemy, lead is most commonly represented by the astrological sign for the planet Saturn (for full details, see the symbol for 'Lead'), but this symbol serves the same purpose.

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Lead (alternate #4)

In alchemy, lead is most commonly represented by the astrological sign for the planet Saturn (for full details, see the symbol for 'Lead'), but this symbol serves the same purpose.

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Lead (alternate #5)

In alchemy, lead is most commonly represented by the astrological sign for the planet Saturn (for full details, see the symbol for 'Lead'), but this symbol serves the same purpose.

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Lead (alternate #6)

In alchemy, lead is most commonly represented by the astrological sign for the planet Saturn (for full details, see the symbol for 'Lead'), but this symbol serves the same purpose.

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Lead (alternate #7)

In alchemy, lead is most commonly represented by the astrological sign for the planet Saturn (for full details, see the symbol for 'Lead'), but this symbol serves the same purpose.

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Lead sulfate

An alchemical symbol representing a compound of lead and sulphur (hence the name).

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Lime (alchemy)

A symbol used to represent lime in early chemistry.

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Lime (alternate #1)

An early chemical symbol indicating lime or limestone.

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Lime (alternate #2)

An early chemical symbol indicating lime or limestone.

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Lime (alternate #3)

A sign used in early chemistry to represent lime.

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Lime (alternate #4)

Somewhat resembling a kidney, this symbol was used in early chemistry to represent lime.

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