Tonite

Other Names

Potentite

Use

A high explosive composition consisting of Guncotton (pulped), barium nitrate, and sodium nitrate. This mixture was compressed into blocks and  cylinders and used either for military demolition charges or for loading various projectiles.

A Tonite in which sodium nitrate is used in lieu of barium nitrate is called Sengite.

Source(s)

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