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Corrosive Sublimate (Alternative #1)

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Resembling a combination of the signs for Libra and Mercury, this symbol is one of several alchemical markings for Mercuric Chloride (HgCl₂)

Corrosive Sublimate is a poisonous white powder which was used as an antisyphilitic.


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

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

Corrosive Sublimate (Alternative #1) is part of the Alchemical processes group.

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