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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alchemy

Alchemy is a philosophical and protoscientific tradition practiced throughout Europe, Africa and Asia. It aimed to purify, mature, and perfect certain objects. Common aims were chrysopoeia, the transmutation of "base metals" (e.g., lead) into "noble metals" (particularly gold); the creation ... Islamic and European alchemists developed a structure of basic laboratory ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_ibn_Zakariya_al-Razi

Abū Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariyyā al-Rāzī (854 CE – 925 CE), was a Persian polymath, .... It was translated more than a dozen times into Latin and other European .... believed that he had obtained the secret of turning iron and copper into gold. ... of Bukhara, a Muslim mathematician, philosopher, and natural scientist.

discovermagazine.com/2010/jul-aug/05-isaac-newton-worlds-most-famous-alchemist

Dec 28, 2010 ... ... the world's greatest geniuses struggled in secret to turn base metals into gold. ... in gold, literally—as Principe, a chemist and historian of science at ... Newton was not the only intellectual heavyweight from his era trying to make gold. ... of an eighth-century Islamic alchemist, but Newman's research turned ...

www.muslimheritage.com/article/advent-scientific-chemistry

Ibn Sina and Ibn Khaldun, both, the rigorous scientists they were, hit, and hard at them. ... for instance, sought to turn ordinary metals into precious ones, gold in particular. ..... The story of the fascination of gold and the attempts of chemists.

explorable.com/islamic-alchemy

Islamic alchemy attempted, as many before and since, to find a Grand ... base metals into gold and find the elixir of life, were the first scientists to attempt to ...

www.themystica.com/mystica/articles/~alchemy/islamic_alchemy.html

Islamic alchemy evolved rapidly with the mingling of cultures and the Near East ... Greek works of philosophy, mathematics, science could not be translated fast enough. ... The notion that metals contained mercury and sulphur-the latter being an ... As shown, in order to change silver into gold its nature, quality composition,  ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Islamic+Scientists+Who+Tried+to+Turn+Ordinary+Metals+into+Gold&v=uFAFZbrrCjA
Nov 3, 2015 ... The chemical industry has reshaped the modern world - giving us new fuels, drugs and materials. But the methodology and principles of ...

bahai-library.com/cobb_islamic_contributions_civilization

To understand a people we have to try to feel as they do. ..... beyond the unpracticable endeavor to turn baser metals into gold, these new scientists ...... First of all, the essentials of ordinary living must be readily available, in order to permit the ...

www.levity.com/alchemy/islam01.html

Professor of Chemistry at Faculty of Science-University of Cairo Giza-Egypt and director ... More recently Henry Corbin in his research on Shi'ism has tried to give an ..... a larger quantity of baser metal, would convert the latter into silver or gold.