A Substance So Unstable That A Mosquito Landing Will Make It Explode
Nitrogen triiodide is a highly unstable substance that detonates when disturbed. So we disturbed it. See it in slow motion...
Ammonium permanganate
Ammonium permanganate is the chemical compound NH4MnO4, or NH3·HMnO4. It is soluble in water. It is a strong oxidizer, owing to its permanganate anion, and it is a moderately strong explosive, owing t...
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Sulfur
Sulfur or sulphur (see spelling differences) is a chemical element with symbol S and atomic number 16. It is an abundant, multivalent non-metal. Under normal conditions, sulfur atoms form cy...
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Lead(II) chromate
Lead(II) chromate (PbCrO4) is a chemical compound, a chromate of lead. It has a vivid yellow color and is practically insoluble in water, and as a result, is used in paints under the name chrome yello...
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Strontium peroxide
Strontium peroxide (SrO2) is a whitish inorganic compound and a peroxide of strontium.
It is an oxidizing agent used for bleaching. It is used in some pyrotechnic compositions as an oxidizer and a...
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Mercury(II) thiocyanate
Mercury(II) thiocyanate (Hg(SCN)2) is an inorganic chemical compound, the coordination complex of Hg and the thiocyanate anion. It is a white powder. It will produce a large, winding “snake” when ign...
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Copper(II) carbonate
Basic copper carbonate normally refers to the compound (Cu2(OH)2CO3) (the mineral malachite). Sometimes the name is used for Cu3(OH)2(CO3)2 (the related mineral azurite). Malachite and azurite can be ...
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Barium chloride
Barium chloride is the inorganic compound with the formula BaCl2. It is one of the most common water-soluble salts of barium. Like other barium salts, it is toxic and imparts a yellow-green coloration...
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Lead(II,IV) oxide
Lead(II,IV) oxide, also called minium, red lead or triplumbic tetroxide, is a bright red or orange crystalline or amorphous pigment. Chemically, red lead is Pb3O4, or 2 PbO·PbO2. Lead(II,IV) oxide is ...
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Camphor
Camphor (/ˈkæmfər/) is a waxy, flammable, white or transparent solid with a strong aromatic odor. It is a terpenoid with the chemical formula C10H16O. It is found in the wood of the camphor laurel (C...
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Strontium nitrate
Strontium nitrate is an inorganic compound with the formula Sr(NO3)2. This colourless solid is used as a colorant (red) in pyrotechnics and is also used as an oxidizer in pyrotechnics.
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Guar gum
Guar gum, also called guaran, is a galactomannan. It is primarily the ground endosperm of guar beans. The guar seeds are dehusked, milled and screened to obtain the guar gum. It is typically produced ...
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Rocket propellant
Rocket propellant is a material used by a rocket as, or to produce in a chemical reaction, the reaction mass (propulsive mass) that is ejected, typically with very high speed, from a rocket engine to ...
Hexanitroethane
Hexanitroethane (HNE) is an organic compound with chemical formula C2N6O12 or (O2N)3C-C(NO2)3. It is a solid matter with a melting point of 135 °C.Hexanitroethane is used in some pyrotechnic composi...
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Barium peroxide
Barium peroxide is the inorganic compound with the formula BaO2. This white solid (gray when impure) is one of the most common inorganic peroxides, and it was the first peroxide compound discovered. ...
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Nitrogen triiodide
Nitrogen triiodide is the inorganic compound with the formula NI3. It is an extremely sensitive contact explosive: small quantities explode with a loud, sharp snap when touched even lightly, releasing...
Barium chlorate
Barium chlorate, Ba(ClO3)2, is a white crystalline solid, the barium salt of chloric acid. It is an irritant and toxic, as are all soluble barium compounds. It is sometimes used in pyrotechnics to pro...
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Charcoal
Mangrove charcoal burning videoCharcoal is a light, black residue, consisting of carbon and any remaining ash, obtained by removing water and other volatile constituents from animal and vegetation s...
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Bamboo charcoal
Bamboo charcoal is made up of pieces of bamboo, which are taken from plants five years or older and burned inside an oven at temperatures over 800 to 1200 °C. It benefits environmental protection...
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Cyclodextrin
Cyclodextrins (sometimes called cycloamyloses) are a family of compounds made up of sugar molecules bound together in a ring (cyclic oligosaccharides).Cyclodextrins are produced from starch by means o...
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Polytetrafluoroethylene
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene that has numerous applications. The best-known brand name of PTFE-based formulas is Teflon by DuPont Co., which disc...
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Pyrotechnic colorant
A pyrotechnic colorant is a chemical compound which causes a flame to burn with a particular color. These are used to create the colors in pyrotechnic compositions like fireworks and colored fires. Th...
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Rubidium nitrate
Rubidium nitrate is an inorganic compound with the formula RbNO3. This salt is white and highly soluble in water.
Rubidium nitrate is a white crystalline powder that is highly soluble in water an...
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Calcium silicide
Calcium silicide (CaSi2), also called calcium disilicide, is an inorganic compound, a silicide of calcium. It is a whitish or dark grey to black solid matter with melting point 1033 °C. It is insolubl...
Magnalium
Magnalium is an aluminium alloy with magnesium and small amounts of copper, nickel, and tin. Some alloys, intended for particular uses at the cost of poor corrosion resistance, may consist of up to 50...
Titanium hydride
Titanium hydride normally refers to the inorganic compound TiH2 and related nonstoichiometric materials. It is commercially available as a stable grey/black powder, which is used as an additive in th...
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Maltodextrin
Maltodextrin is a polysaccharide that is used as a food additive. It is produced from starch by partial hydrolysis and is usually found as a white hygroscopic spray-dried powder.Maltodextrin is easily...
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