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Mercurius sulphuratus

This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Mercurius sulphuratus.

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This substance, represented here by an 18th century chemical symbol, is a compound of mercury, sulphur and cinnabar.


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

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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