mercury fulminate

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Synonyms for mercury fulminate

a fulminate that when dry explodes violently if struck or heated

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In his four-page report to President Joseph Estrada, Opinion said there were also at least three big containers of nitric acid, a highly corrosive and hazardous material, and at least 6 kilograms of mercury fulminate stored in the building.
Refinements in detonators have resulted in many changes, including the replacement of mercury fulminate by safer alternatives.