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Sulfuric acid

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A symbol used in 18th century chemistry to indicate sulfuric acid.

The cross topped by a triangle is the most common alchemical symbol for sulfur, and the horizontal bar with two curls is commonly used to indicate acid (it can be seen on any number of other acid-based symbols).


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

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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