"Negative X" Fire Starts With Water (Zinc, Ammonium Nitrate and Sodium Chloride)

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Introduction: "Negative X" Fire Starts With Water (Zinc, Ammonium Nitrate and Sodium Chloride)

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The famous fire starts with water experiment, in which Zinc powder, ammonium nitrate and sodium chloride mixed together. Chloride ion introduces the oxidation of Zinc and bursts into flame.

Music: That's a Wrap by Kevin MacLeod @ incompetech.com
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    also works w/ aluminium and iodine powders +water. just be careful because it creates lots of sublimed iodine 'gas'