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Ammonium nitrate plus a small amount of reducing agent (carbon or hydrocarbon) can explode to nitrogen, carbon dioxide and water.In the mining industry, diesel is the preferred hydrocarbon.The reaction is a disproportionation with respect to nitrogen which is oxidised from -3 to 0 and reduced from +5 to 0.
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|Ammonium nitrate||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Carbon||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Nitrogen||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Carbon dioxide||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Water||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
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