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Ferrum sulphuratum (alchemy)

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The alchemical symbol for ferrum sulphuratum, a compound of iron and sulphur.

Also known as pyrite, the symbol for this substance is comprised of the alchemical indicators for iron (circle on bottom) and sulphur (triangle on top).


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

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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