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Platinum fulminate is a primary explosive which is a fulminate salt of platinum discovered by Edmund Davy.[2][3][4][5]

Platinum fulminate
3D model (JSmol)
Appearance Brown powder
Explosive data
Shock sensitivity Low
Friction sensitivity High
Main hazards explosive
400[1] °C (752 °F; 673 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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  1. ^ "Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics ... - Google Books". Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  2. ^ "A system of chemistry". Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Lectures on Explosives". Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London". JSTOR 107576. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  5. ^ "A system of chemistry". Retrieved 15 December 2014.