Alchemy Dictionary


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KACHIMIA
or
KAKIMIA
Rulandus: is the Immature Minera of any Metal, otherwise an Imperfect Metal, still in its first state, like the child hidden in the womb of his mother. Thirty species are known.
KAIB
Rulandus: Sour Milk.
KAL
Rulandus: is Salt from a torrent.
KALD
Rulandus: Vinegar.
KALI
Rulandus: is Clavellated Ashes, i.e., Potash, Woad-Ash, or Pearl-Ash. A Salt, Vegetable, or Plant. Its ashes, if burnt, combine into a heap. It is Soda from which Glass is made. The Salt which flows out in melting during the process of Glass-making is Sal Alkali.
KALI
Rulandus: The Arabian Usnen; Rhasis identifies it with Alumen Asfur.
KALNOS
Rulandus: is Smoke.
KAMAR, CAMAR
or
KYANA
Rulandus: Names of Silver.
KAMIR
Rulandus: is Ferment.
KANSOR
Rulandus: is Tin.
KAPRILI
Rulandus: is Sulphur.
KAR
Rulandus: is a brilliant and fiery precious Stone.
KARABE
Rulandus: is a Gum, like amber.
KARLINA
Rulandus: is Dill or Anise.
KARTINA
Rulandus: Wild Spice.
KASAM
Rulandus: is Iron.
KATIMIA, GREEK CADMIA, LATIN CALAMINA
or
CALAMINE STONE
Rulandus: is Ore of Zinc. But Calamine is a Root of Tutty, and indeed Tutty itself, in a raw state. It is the Stone, whereby the ore is dyed into brass-colour. True Tutty cleaves to the top of the oven.
KAYL
Rulandus: is Sour Milk.
KAYSIR
Rulandus: is Pumice Stone.
KAZDIR, KASDIR, KACIR, KASSICEROS
Rulandus: are names of Tin.
KIBRIC
Rulandus: is the Father and the First Matter of Mercury and all Fluids. That from which Mercury comes. The Stone is also called Kibric.
KIBRITH
Rulandus: is Sulphur.
KISES
Rulandus: Salt from a Spring.
KOBOLTUM, KOBALTUM
or
COLLETUM
Rulandus: is a Metallic Substance, darker than lead or iron, sometimes of ashen hue, wanting in metallic tint or lustre. It can be melted and made into plates. It is not fixed, but takes away the higher metals with it in smoke. It is also Cadmia Stone, from which a useful medicine is made, Copperstone, Climia, Cathimia, Ore of Zinc. It is a pillaging Sulphur, which takes away the good ore in smoke.
KOMA
or
KOMARTOS
Rulandus: is living Calx.
KONIS
Rulandus: is Ash.
KOST
Rulandus: is the Beech Tree.
KUHUL
Rulandus: is Lead of the Philosophers. See Turba, Fol. 21.
KUMEN
Rulandus: is Unity.
KURIA
or
KYMIA
Rulandus: is Lump, Mass. The same art is called Alchimia, Alkymia.
KYBRIUS
or
KEBRICK
Rulandus: is Arsenic.
KYMIT ELEVATUM
Rulandus: is White Sublimed Cinnabar.
KYMUS
Rulandus: is Lump, Mass.
KYMUM
or
KYMINUM
Rulandus: is a joining or Uniting.
KYMIA
Rulandus: is the Instrument or Cucurbit used for Distillation.
KYMENNA
Rulandus: is a Vessel of Clay, narrow-necked and big-bellied.
KYMOLEA
Rulandus: is Slime which collects under the whetstone, on which weapons are sharpened.
KYRAM
Rulandus: is Snow.
KYVA
Rulandus: is Opoponax, Gum-resin of Parsnip-root.

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