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RED FIRE COMPOSITION #5

SOURCE: rec.pyrotechnics; "Magic with Chemistry."

COMMENTS: This is a dangerous mixture, as it contains both sulfur and a chlorate.

PREPARATION (parts by weight):

CHEMICALPERCENT/PARTSAMOUNT
Potassium chlorate0.040
Calcium carbonate0.390
Strontium nitrate0.390
Sulfur0.140
Charcoal0.040
Total