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:

Arsenic

Alchemical symbol for Arsenic.

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Arsenic (alternate #1)

One of many symbols used in alchemy to designate arsenic.

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Arsenic (alternate #2)

One of many symbols used in alchemy to designate arsenic.

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Arsenic (alternate #3) or glass

One of many symbols used in alchemy to designate arsenic.

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Arsenic (alternate #4)

One of many symbols used in alchemy to designate arsenic.

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Arsenic (alternate #5)

One of many symbols used in alchemy to designate arsenic.

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Arsenic (alternate #6)

One of many symbols used in alchemy to designate arsenic.

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Arsenic (alternate #7)

One of many symbols used in alchemy to designate arsenic.

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Arsenic acid (alchemy)

The alchemical and early chemical symbol for arsenic acid, or acidum arsenici.

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Arsenic sulphate (alchemy)

An alchemical and early chemical symbol for the compound arsenic sulphate.

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Arsenic sulphate (alternate)

An alchemical symbol for the compound arsenic sulphate.

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Arsenic sulphide (alchemy)

A 17th century chemical symbol for arsenic sulphide, also known as auripigmentum or orpiment.

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Ash (alchemy)

A sign representing ash in the alchemical tradition.

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Aurum fulminans

Translated from Latin, aurum fulminans means "flashing gold" or "shining gold".

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Aurum musivum (alchemy)

This alchemical substance, also known as stannum sulphuratum, is a compound of tin and sulphur.

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