The necessity of earth and/or manure salt extraction is a topic you can often find in ancient treatises. Here’s a modern interpretation by Phantom Play. [Read more…] about Phantom Play’s Earth Salt Self Extractor
Phantom Play’s Tribute to the Raising Benzoin
Benzoic Acid is not the Salt of Wises, as Phantom Plays seems to think, but let us point at this substance as one of the most volatile alchemists may avail. Since, together with Secret Fire, they do need to volatilize mineral salts not so willing to.
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Aqua Regia & Fulminating Gold
Ancient proceedings from Ammonium chloride and Saltpeter to obtain Aqua Regia through Hydrochloric Acid and Nitric Acid 3:1 often leads to Fulminating Gold. [Read more…] about Aqua Regia & Fulminating Gold