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That white tip of theirs is the potassium chlorate, an easy-to-trigger oxidizing agent, that pumps oxygen into the reaction of the red portion, phosphorous, and allows it to burn the sulfur as fuel.
It was packed in a foot-long mailing tube and filled with flash powder, a low-grade explosive that Mr. Kingsley made with aluminum powder and potassium chlorate.
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