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Forum: Practical Alchemy

The chemical, lab-related, scientific and transmutational aspects of alchemy.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Practical Alchemy - An Introduction

    This is a Phoenix-thread from the old site. Practical Alchemy is not really my field, but it does interest me although I have more questions in...

    Started by Awani, 01-03-2009 01:00 PM
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  2. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Safety First!

    For those that perform practical alchemy here are two sites that might be of service if you want to stay safe: Alchymical survival - some notes on...

    Started by Awani, 07-08-2012 11:22 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Spiritus Mundi

    It is said that in the End-Days, all that is secret and hidden would be openly revealed. Not just the secrets we think we desperately want to...

    Started by Andro, 04-12-2011 12:13 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Celestial Agriculture

    I found this when I wasn't looking for anything in relation to it, and so it seems we discover certain bits of wisdom when we are ready and none the...

    Started by rogerc, 11-01-2011 12:42 AM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Philosopher's Matter

    Philosopher's of the animal & vegetable kingdom, what say you on this issue? Is not our matter only found in the mineral and metallic kingdoms?

    Started by Aleilius, 03-05-2010 01:11 AM
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  6. Question Sticky Thread Sticky: Where to Begin?

    Well Met and thank you for your time. I am new to alchemy. I have a few books, but alot of the stuff in them seems.... off. I am wondering if...

    Started by JDuncan, 12-06-2010 11:00 AM
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  1. "The White Beard" of the philosopher's

    There is little evidence in the books of the philosopher's about that famous beard, essential in the way of cinnabar, popularized by way Mr. Caro. In...

    Started by True Initiate, 10-17-2009 05:53 AM
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  2. 'Latera' & 'Tiles'

    Hi, Here what is latera, in some other editions, they mentioned "Tiles broken".. please confirm what is latera or tiles... Pound together one...

    Started by shree_uday, 10-31-2012 03:44 AM
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  3. (non)Mineral, (non)Metal, (non)Magnet

    ^_^ Thanks guys. I understand that to begin the Magnum Opus one requires the Prima Materia. (Mostly thanks to GL and Andros links and insights) I...

    Started by Visceral, 04-30-2017 06:27 AM
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  4. 3 Levels of Alchemy.

    The 3 Levels of Alchemy. Here is exposed, my understanding and vision of Alchemy. IMO, it is better to have a distinction between the methods. One...

    Started by Salazius, 03-21-2015 02:00 PM
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  5. A 'Hello!' to the Forum

    I will combine this thread with a hello to the forum. Hello! Fine to meet all of you. I am relatively new to this work, say for the last two months....

    Started by Franklin Fehrman, 10-24-2016 03:46 AM
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  6. a bunch of pointing :)

    The Wohler synthesis is considered the first synthesized organic (urea) from inorganics. Ammonium cyanate decomposes to ammonia and cyanic acid...

    Started by solomon levi, 01-15-2011 10:35 PM
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  7. a delicate experiment

    Here Glauber gives a way of making gold and silver, but the materials are pretty dangerous, especially if you try to make the fulminating gold or...

    Started by solomon levi, 05-18-2009 11:18 PM
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  8. A different aqua regia; ways to correctly prepare/dissolve gold

    In this thread we will try to demistify the correct dissolution/prepareation of gold. I will cite first some of my sources in order to set the...

    Started by theFool, 02-14-2014 09:13 PM
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  9. A Dry + Fast Route to the Stone?

    This is a Phoenix-thread from the old site. Take four parts *uh huh* and one part *oh*, make an amalgam. Put this into a combustion chamber made...

    Started by Aleilius, 01-03-2009 09:23 PM
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  10. A Golden Meteor! Duck!

    What would happen if a substantial golden meteorite fell fast and obliquely through the atmosphere but never reached the ground? How much metal has...

    Started by Joshua, 08-24-2017 01:36 AM
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  11. A good matter and time to start?

    I was very captivated when I went out for some air this morning and saw this: In my backyard jardiniere. I thought it might be snowflake cores...

    Started by ExtraEgo, 12-16-2016 11:07 AM
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  12. A little half-cooked

    I've got a very raw framework that I'm working on that I'd like to run by people. There's a concrete cognitive underpinning to this, but I don't...

    Started by Bel Matina, 07-15-2012 09:15 AM
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  13. A Menstruum of Urine

    Take pure spirit of wine and pure spirit of urine together and distill with a very gentle heat. There will remain a phlegmatic liquor in the bottom....

    Started by solomon levi, 06-07-2009 02:06 AM
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  14. a method for oil of gold

    This is from Digby: Monsieur Belieur cured the gangrene, and all old ulcers, canckers, pocky sores and cancers, etc, with the Oil of Gold made...

    Started by solomon levi, 06-06-2009 08:35 PM
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  15. a method for the first matter

    This is a Phoenix-thread from the old site. I'm posting this for Pierre, (or anyone else who knows the first matter). I found this - maybe it...

    Started by solomon levi, 01-06-2009 05:05 PM
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  16. A New Little Work on Coloring Seashells w/ Metallic Dyes

    I finished this work a few days ago. Here's an exercise/game: identify the metals used via the color deposited on the shells, and state which...

    Started by Aleilius, 04-20-2011 08:41 PM
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  17. A Nice Surprise - Copper Acetate

    I was needing some glassware this morning and I decided to throw out the contents of a jar that smelled of vinegar. This has been sitting for...

    Started by solomon levi, 05-19-2009 11:54 PM
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  18. a possible method for luna

    I bought some more poppers today - you know, the fulminating silver coated sand twisted in paper pouches. I had the idea this week that since oil...

    Started by solomon levi, 06-04-2009 01:32 AM
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  19. a powerful menstruum

    This is made very simply. It's just the ens process on gw putrefacto. Be careful if you smell it - it's very strong ammonia odor. Very alkaline. ...

    Started by solomon levi, 07-10-2009 12:46 AM
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  20. A process for the Red Lion

    Take gold. Purify many times. Put into aqua regia. Add HCl and boil down. Several times. Note color changes. Add a very alkali solution from the...

    Started by Vlad, 02-14-2009 12:19 PM
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