WARNING! This experiment is dangerous! You should NOT perform this at home. ONLY carry out this experiment, if you are a trained chemist, and you understand local safety and legal requirements, which are required to perform such experiments
- Grind in a mortar approximately equal amounts of sodium nitroprusside and potassium perchlorate.
- Mix the two substances on a fireproof surface.
- Ignite the resulting mixture.
- Observe a violent burning.