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Wise man's sulphur (alchemy)

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A symbol used in 17th century chemistry to indicate a substance known as wise man's sulphur, or "soufre des philosophes"


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

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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