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Iron (alternate #6)

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A symbol for iron in alchemy.

Although the sign of the planet Mars is much more commonly used to represent iron in an alchemical context (for full details, see the symbol for 'Iron'), this symbol also serves that same function.


Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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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 »

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