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The potion elements could be organised in the shape of a '''table'''. These symbols had origins in various mystical and esoteric fields and were used in writing chemical recipes, what made those look like abstruse magic incantations.<ref name="MuggleNet">[http://www.mugglenet.com/app/news/show/3550 "First look at Deathly Hallows props including 'Life and Lies', 'A History of Magic', more"] at [http://www.mugglenet.com/ MuggleNet]</ref>
 
The potion elements could be organised in the shape of a '''table'''. These symbols had origins in various mystical and esoteric fields and were used in writing chemical recipes, what made those look like abstruse magic incantations.<ref name="MuggleNet">[http://www.mugglenet.com/app/news/show/3550 "First look at Deathly Hallows props including 'Life and Lies', 'A History of Magic', more"] at [http://www.mugglenet.com/ MuggleNet]</ref>
   
Mixing up this symbols in a chemical recipe would result in failure, or even possibly, disaster.<ref name="MuggleNet"/>
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Mixing up this symbols in a chemical recipe would result in failure.
   
 
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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*This table strongly resembles the real-world [[Wikipedia:Periodic table|periodic table of the chemical elements]]. When analyzed carefully, one can notice that the structure of every cell in the table includes what in the periodic table would be the [[Wikipedia:Chemical symbol|chemical symbol]], [[Wikipedia:Atomic number|atomic number]] and the [[Wikipedia:Atomic weight|atomic weight]] of every element.
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*This table strongly resembles the real-world [[Wikipedia:Periodic table|periodic table of the chemical elements]]. When analysed carefully, one can notice that the structure of every cell in the table includes what in the periodic table would be the [[Wikipedia:Chemical symbol|chemical symbol]], [[Wikipedia:Atomic number|atomic number]] and the [[Wikipedia:Atomic weight|atomic weight]] of every element.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Latest revision as of 21:40, March 9, 2014

"Potions and Symbols. Please make sure you use the correct symbol."
Libatius Borage, Advanced Potion-Making.[src]

The potion elements could be organised in the shape of a table. These symbols had origins in various mystical and esoteric fields and were used in writing chemical recipes, what made those look like abstruse magic incantations.[1]

Mixing up this symbols in a chemical recipe would result in failure.


PotionsPeriodicTable

The table, as seen in Advanced Potion-Making.

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