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Alchemical symbols

symbols that were used in alchemical literature to denote some elements and some compounds until the 18th century
English: The philosophical tradition of alchemy used rune-like symbols for chemical elements and compounds in its literature. This page includes some of the main ones. This Commons category contains more.

Three primesEdit

Four basic elementsEdit

English: These are the four classical elements of Western alchemy.

Seven planetary metalsEdit

English: These are the metals linked to the seven Classical planets in Western alchemy.