To begin with, can you create a simple replicator in a simple chemical soup of your choice?
Can it be done in laboratory? You may not have the atmospheric conditions of the earth billions of years ago and you may conduct the experiment in today's atmospheric conditions.
Please be specific about the chemical formula of the replicator and the chemicals in the soup, and also the temperature and pressure of the surrounding atmosphere.
What would be the simplest replicator and the simplest soup?
Here the word chemical is used to exclude computer viruses in digital soup and also memes in social brain soup.