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MATCHES<br />
Striking a Match Against Striking Surface<br />
Matches ignite due to the extreme reactivity of red phosphorus found in the striking surface with the potassium chlorate in the match head.

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MATCHES
Striking a Match Against Striking Surface
Matches ignite due to the extreme reactivity of red phosphorus found in the striking surface with the potassium chlorate in the match head.

Copyright:© 1989 Chip Clark - Fundamental Photographs

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