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Antimony oxide (alchemy)

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The alchemical symbol for antimony oxide.

The symbol is a monogram of "F" (Flores) and the symbol for Antimony.

Flores Antimonii (Flowers of Antimony) are produced by heating crude antimonous oxide ore in a vessel with a cool area at the top for the sublimed material to deposit onto, while the other materials don't, increasing its purity.

Sublimation and Deposition are the phase transitions directly between solid and vapor.

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