Blasting with ammonium nitrate
Ammonium nitrate, Land clearance, Explosives
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THE mixture of ammonium nitrate prills with 6 per cent, of distillate fuel oil, known as "ANFO", is now widely used for blasting in dry ground.
Farmers and clearing contractors use ANFO for stump-blasting, dam sinking and timber clearing.
Greaves, G A.
"Blasting with ammonium nitrate,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 12:
6, Article 19.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol12/iss6/19