Pe­ri­odic Ta­ble of Fire­works

The Covington News - - Front page -

Dif­fer­ent el­e­ments are packed into fire­works to pro­duce dif­fer­ent col­ors and ef­fects. Here are some of the el­e­ments com­monly used in fire­works.

See if you spot any of these col­ors dur­ing this week­end's fire­work spec­tac­u­lars.

Cu

Al

Sil­ver Color

Ba

Green Color

Mg

Alu­minum

Bar­ium

Mag­ne­sium

White Color

Na

Sodium

Yel­low Color

Sb

An­ti­mony

Glit­ter Ef­fect

Cop­per

Blue Color

Ti

Ti­ta­nium

Sparks

Ca

Orange Color

Li

Red Color

Zn

Cal­cium

Lithium

Zinc

Smoke Ef­fects

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