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Albedo


Albedo, in alchemy, is the second or "white" stage of the opus alchymicum which is reached after the blackened purified material of the metal, associated with the nigredo staged, called death, is washed to a state of whiteness by the purifying mercurial waters or fire. A.G.H


Source:

Drury, Nevil. The Watkins Dictionary of Magic. London. Watkins Publishing. 2005. p. 10