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Steel (alchemy)

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The alchemical symbol for steel.

In addition to steel, this symbol also represented a substance known as antimonium sulphuratum, a compound of the materials antimony and sulphur, in 18th century chemistry. In fact, the symbol itself is a perfect combination of the individual alchemical symbols for these two elements; antimony is the circle on the bottom and sulphur is the triangle on the top.


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

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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