What Is Gun Powder Made of?

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By weight measure, gun powder is made of fifteen parts charcoal, seventy-five parts saltpetre finely ground and ten parts sulphur. All these ingredients have to be fine ground separately. This can be done with a mortar and pestle.
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Gunpowder is made by mixing the following ingredients together: charcoal or sugar, saltpeter or niter, and sulfer. Sulfer is a stabilizer, saltpeter or niter is the oxidizer, and
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Originally used in fireworks, later in cannon and guns.
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The main ingredients in gunpower are nitre, sulphur, and refined willow charcoal. Thanks
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Gunpowder was originally made by mixing elemental sulfur, charcoal, and saltpeter (potassium nitrate).
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Gun powder, which is also called black powder, is a mixture of sulfur, charcoal, and potassium nitrate. Gun powder burns quickly making volumes of heated solids ...
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