dunnite

dunnite
dunnite [dun′īt ]
n.
[after B. W. Dunn (1860-1936), U.S. army officer + -ITE1]
ammonium picrate, a high explosive, C6H2 (NO2) 3ONH4, used esp. in armor-piercing shells because of its relative insensitivity to shock

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