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Hessian crucibles

From the time of the middle ages, alchemists used medians that could withstand strong regeants and high temperatures as their mixing vessels, otherwise known as crucibles. The Hesse region of Germany was world famous at producing these mixing vessels and hence became a very popular choice amongst the alchemist crowd.

Source: University College London Date: November 23, 2006 Article: [21st Century Technology Cracks Alchemists' Secret Recipe (]

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