A naturally occurring mineral form of potassium nitrate. It is used to make gunpowder.
Sodium nitrate, esp. as found naturally in Chile and Peru
A transparent, white, crystalline compound and strong oxidizing agent. It is used in gunpowder and fireworks, in making glass, and in fertilizer. Also called saltpeter. Chemical formula: KNO3.
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