Alchemical Symbols (Unicode block)

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Alchemical Symbols
RangeU+1F700..U+1F77F
(128 code points)
PlaneSMP
ScriptsCommon
Assigned116 code points
Unused12 reserved code points
Unicode version history
6.0116 (+116)
Note: [1][2]

Alchemical Symbols is a Unicode block containing symbols for chemicals and substances used in ancient and medieval alchemy texts.

Block[edit]

Alchemical Symbols[1][2]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+1F70x 🜀 🜁 🜂 🜃 🜄 🜅 🜆 🜇 🜈 🜉 🜊 🜋 🜌 🜍 🜎 🜏
U+1F71x 🜐 🜑 🜒 🜓 🜔 🜕 🜖 🜗 🜘 🜙 🜚 🜛 🜜 🜝 🜞 🜟
U+1F72x 🜠 🜡 🜢 🜣 🜤 🜥 🜦 🜧 🜨 🜩 🜪 🜫 🜬 🜭 🜮 🜯
U+1F73x 🜰 🜱 🜲 🜳 🜴 🜵 🜶 🜷 🜸 🜹 🜺 🜻 🜼 🜽 🜾 🜿
U+1F74x 🝀 🝁 🝂 🝃 🝄 🝅 🝆 🝇 🝈 🝉 🝊 🝋 🝌 🝍 🝎 🝏
U+1F75x 🝐 🝑 🝒 🝓 🝔 🝕 🝖 🝗 🝘 🝙 🝚 🝛 🝜 🝝 🝞 🝟
U+1F76x 🝠 🝡 🝢 🝣 🝤 🝥 🝦 🝧 🝨 🝩 🝪 🝫 🝬 🝭 🝮 🝯
U+1F77x 🝰 🝱 🝲 🝳
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 12.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

History[edit]

The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Alchemical Symbols block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
6.0 U+1F700..1F773 116 L2/06-360 Lopez, Tamara (2006-10-30), Proposal on Newton Symbols
L2/07-422 Kass, James (2007-12-25), A preliminary collection of alchemical symbols
L2/08-313 Newman, William R.; Walsh, John A.; Kowalczyk, Stacy; Hooper, Wallace E. (2008-08-12), Toward a Proposal for an Alchemy Unicode Plane
L2/08-390 Newman, William R.; Walsh, John A.; Kowalczyk, Stacy; Hooper, Wallace E. (2008-10-27), Proposal for Alchemy Symbols in Unicode
L2/09-003R Moore, Lisa (2009-02-12), "B.15.14", UTC #118 / L2 #215 Minutes
L2/09-037R2 N3584 Newman, William R.; Walsh, John A.; Kowalczyk, Stacy; Hooper, Wallace E. (2009-03-06), Proposal for Alchemical Symbols in Unicode
L2/09-234 N3603 (pdf, doc) Umamaheswaran, V. S. (2009-07-08), "M54.10", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 54
L2/09-412 N3722 Suignard, Michel (2009-10-26), Disposition of comments on SC2 N 4078 (PDAM text for Amendment 8 to ISO/IEC 10646:2003)
L2/09-395 Whistler, Ken (2009-10-29), "Name Changes for Alchemical Symbols", WG2 Consent Docket
L2/09-335R Moore, Lisa (2009-11-10), "Consensus 121-C17", UTC #121 / L2 #218 Minutes
L2/10-119 N3813 Parker, Robert; et al. (2010-03-21), Comments on spelling SULPHUR vs SULFUR in FPDAM 8
L2/10-128 N3818 Hooper, Wallace E.; et al. (2010-03-29), Further Comments on the spelling SULPHUR vs SULFUR in FPDAM 8
L2/10-137 N3828 Suignard, Michel (2010-04-22), Disposition of comments on SC2 N 4123 (FPDAM text for Amendment 8 to ISO/IEC 10646:2003)
L2/10-152 Anderson, Deborah (2010-04-28), Brief report from WG2 Meeting #56, San Jose
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  2. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.