Origin of kieselguhr
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The best substitute for "kieselguhr" is ashes of bog-head coal.Torpedoes and Torpedo Warfare
C. W. Sleeman
Dynamit: nitroglycerine 75 per cent, Kieselguhr 25 per cent.
It is a patented preparation and is made by the absorption of phosphoric acid by a powdery compound known as “Kieselguhr.”
Nitroglycerine, when absorbed in a porous earth called 'Kieselguhr', is called dynamite.
Kieselguhr, or simply guhr, absorbs twice its weight of nitroglycerine; cork charcoal absorbs nine times its weight.
- an unconsolidated form of diatomite