Ammonite

Other Names

Belgium - Explosif Favier No. 1

France - Explosif Favier Type N No. 1c

Germany - Ammonit

Russia - Ammonit; Skal'nyi ammonit

Spain - Ammonita

Use

A type of ammonium nitrate commercial explosive known since 1884. Some Ammonites have been used in military applications, particularly as substitute fillers for high explosives based on TNT or nitroglycerin.

Source(s)

FSTC 381-5042, Handbook of Foreign Explosives (1965)