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  • G, seventh letter of latin alphabet, since romans usually did not pronounce it, it was a symbol of our hidden First Matter;
  • Gabricius or Gabricus , Beja’s brother: some argue it is fixed part of Mercurius Philosophorum others the male component of Mercurius Duplicatus;
  • Garden, closed, to put in seal vessels;
  • Glass, varied meanings: Antimony in fluid form, vessel either as container or Vase;
  • Glass Oil of, extraction of viscous liquid from the Antimony Glass by means of a Dissolvent;
  • Glue, Sulphur/Soul to keep a salt/body unified with Mercurius/Spirit of Life;
  • Goats, graze them close to the shepherds houses (?), you should look for the element Earth, to obtain a salt;
  • Gold, varied meanings: metallic gold, Mercurius Philosophorum and Red Sulphur;
  • Gold, Astral, Mercurius universalis, Mercurius Sideribus;
  • Gold, Horizontal: Mercurius Philosophorum or fixed;
  • Gold, Potable: see Mercurius Duplicatus, Marriage, union of the red man and the white woman;
  • Granulation, is molten metal  freezing in grains when gradually poured in cold water;
  • Grapes, symbol of Dissolution at large, (as in preparatory works alcohol and vinegar are effective dissolving means);
  • Grave-Tomb, see also Womb, place for the alchemical embryo to develop, some argue also the body that keeps soul and spirit;
  • Green, varied meanings: real color of Secret Fire, a phase during Main Work and White Sulphur, Unripe Sulphur, Vegetative Power;
  • Greenish Black, the stage between black and grey;
  • Green Lion, Mercurius Philosophorum, not as ripe as Red Lion;
  • Grotto, see Cave;
  • Guhr, grey-whitish liquid matter found in mines in ancient times thought as minerals precursor;