Translated from Latin, aurum fulminans means "flashing gold" or "shining gold".
This symbol was used to represent aurum fulminans in 18th century chemistry. The circle with a dot at the center is the traditional astronomical sign for the sun, which has also been used to represent gold itself.
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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… read more »