Capt. Wiley's Formulas For Position Lights, Mark I

White

Parts.

Barium nitrate...........................

7

Sulphur............................

1 3/4

200- to 250-mesh powdered aluminum.....................

1 1/4

Red

Parts.

Strontium nitrate..........................

6

Potassium chlorate.............................

3

Orange shellac.................................

1

Green

Parts.

Barium chlorate ...........................

5

Barium nitrate.......................

4

Orange shellac .............................

1

All to be mixed through a 24-mesh sieve.

German Star Signals

Red

Barium chlorate.......................

81.76

Barium carbonate..........................

1.39

Shellac......................

9.49

Dextrin.......................

6.32

Undetermined............................

1.04

Green-Smoke Cartridge

Arsenic....................

66.00

Phosphorus.....................

26.00

Fatty matter ......................

8.00

German Smoke-Producing Mixture Used In Big Shells

Parafin..........................

8.40

Arsenic ..........................

19

Phosphorus ...........................

71.21

Undetermined.............................

1.39

British Smoke Candle

Parts.

Potassium nitrate....................

22

Sulphur.......................

6

Pitch.............................

15

Borax........................

4 1/2

Glue.......................

2

The case is of a size to contain just over three pounds of the composition.