(Carbonic acid, strontium salt (1:1)) [SrCO3]
White or pale tan powder, 325 mesh
Strontium Carbonate is commonly used with chlorine donors to create red flames and in pyrotechnic compositions. Carbonates work as an acid reducer in chlorate compositions.
Although they are not interchangeable with Strontium Carbonate, other red coloring agents are strontium sulfate, the oxidizer strontium nitrate, and the salt strontium chloride.
Here are some star formulas using Strontium Carbonate: