GREEN STAR #12
COMMENTS: This is a "twinkling" star. Frequency: 3.1 Hz.
PREPARATION (parts by weight):
|Magnesium (60 mesh) - treated with potassium bichromate||0.230|
|Potassium dichromate (as a stabilizer)||+5%|
Add 25 parts 10% nitrocellulose solution in acetone to 100 parts of the composition, and make cut stars. Roll these stars in Priming Composition #6, using the same NC paste until stars are round. Add a final layer of black powder in NC paste to ensure ignition.