G’day. Be it known here that the proper name for:-
Muriatic acid is hydrochloric acid. (HCl) Spirits of salt is hydrochloric acid (HCL) Vitriol or oil of vitriol is sulphuric acid Spirit of hartshorne is ammonia Bluestone is copper sulphate Lime sulphur is calcium sulphide (used for blackening or 'antiquing' silver) - see garden shops Vinegar is dilute acetic acid Alcohol is ethanol Verdigris is copper hydroxide & carbonate. Rust is ferric oxide...............................
Anyone wants to know other modern terms for ancient ones, please
just ask! Let’s get into the 21st century in Orchid, eh? And
heaps of cheers. John Burgess