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Old 11th June 2014, 04:29 PM   #4656
Miragememories
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Originally Posted by Spanx View Post
The absence of aluminium.
Originally Posted by Miragememories View Post
Really?

Making a quick perusal I found at least 4 references to a finding of aluminum (Al) in the 2009 Bentham paper.
Originally Posted by kid meatball View Post
None of which was found in the post DSC residue, despite your insistence that the DSC residue is what proves it is thermite, and despite the fact that aluminum is a known product of thermite.
Originally Posted by Harrit et al
"A conventional quantitative analysis routine was used to estimate the elemental contents.

In the case of this iron-rich spheroid, the iron content exceeds the oxygen content by approximately a factor of two, so substantial elemental iron must be present.

This result was repeated in other iron-rich spheroids in the post-DSC sample as well as in spots in the residue which did not form into spheres.

Spheroids were observed with Fe:O ratios up to approximately 4:1.

Other iron-rich spheres were found in the post-DSC residue which contained iron along with aluminum and oxygen"
You were saying?
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