This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Vitriol (alternte).
One of several symbols used in alchemy to represent vitriol.
A vitriol is a metallic sulfate hydrate crystal. Vitriol is produced when metal is dissolved in sulfuric acid and evaporated. Although copper (specifically copper sulphate) is typically the metal associated with vitriol, other varieties exist as well.
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