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Chemical Composition

April 24th, 2008 · 14 Comments ·

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Napalm is a strong and thick gel (jelly). In its original configuration, it consisted of combination of two aluminum soaps with gasoline: aluminum naphtanate and aluminum palmitate. Their structure contains rings and chains of carbon atoms.

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