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Ferrum auretum

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An 18th century symbol for ferrum auretum, a yellow iron compound.

This symbol combines the astronomical markers for the sun (point within a circle, which can also represent gold) and Mars (circle with the outwards-pointing arrow).


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

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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