Talk:List of alchemists

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Why is Alexander Shulgin listed as an alchemist? What is the source of his belief that "the stone" is a state of mind? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:31, 17 June 2008 (UTC)

Ummm... Dante was not fictional... —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:29, 10 November 2007 (UTC)

note to self, add fictional alchemists (elric from fullmetal alchemist and protagonist from secret of evermore)

Nicolas Flamel's now in two sections - is the second referring to a different one? It gets confusing since the original one's spelling has been changed from Nicholas to Nicolas, and I'm fixing the links. 17:16, 28 July 2007 (UTC)

Why is Ernest Rutherford (1839-1937) included? he is a nuclear physicist not an alchemist 14:54, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

Also, why is Nicki Scully listed as an Alchemist? (Please help us to understand.) On her page it says she's "an author and teacher in the fields of metaphysics, shamanism and healing." This entry makes the subject of Alchemy more ambigous and it also includes a plug for her website and practice which is akin to marketing. I think it should be clarified in terms of what kind of Alchemy Nicki practices and the reference to her website and other non-alchemy related references expunged. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kaberf (talkcontribs) 20:02, 6 May 2008 (UTC)

To answer the above question, Niki Scully was present at the Las Vegas Alchemy Conference last year, and gave a lecture on her version of inner alchemy. There is a conference every year at the same place. The website is Each teacher who devotes their time to presenting alchemy should be given a place on this list of modern alchemists. But as for the linking to her own page about herself, I believe that is against Wikipedia rules.

There are rumors circulating in the alchemy community that Nicholas D. Collette will be attending the next alchemy conference and performing a transmutation of lead to gold using a stone made from one of the metheds on his website. Others have said the method is not on his website yet, and may not be added to the public section. When an attempt was made to reach him for comment through email, there was no response. There were also rumors he would attend the meeting last year, but he wasn't present. No official word from him on this subject yet. —Preceding unsigned comment added by MediapressOne (talkcontribs) 19:57, 13 June 2008 (UTC)

I don't see Thomas Charnock in the list, c.1516-1581. See Wiki article. Moebius999 (talk) 12:57, 31 January 2012 (UTC)

Added. Car Henkel (talk) 17:39, 31 January 2012 (UTC)

The link to Thomas Norton is to the wrong guy - see disambiguation, Moebius999 (talk) 18:44, 9 September 2012 (UTC)

Link changed Car Henkel (talk) 13:53, 18 September 2012 (UTC)