On Oct 4, 2013, at 10:36 AM, john heitman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> It's also for making gun powder. It is EXTREMELY fine, and falls apart at the touch if cooked long enough.
Oh! Slaps head. I should have thought of that use.
So where would they have gotten sulfur from in period times?
I know that you can get potassium nitrate from things like bat guano, although I'm not sure what processing is involved.
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