Detonite was the standard explosive substance in the Galactic Empire.
The detonite was used in grenades, particularly the C-22 fragmentation grenade and MM-40 Thermal Charge. Fist-sized cubes of detonite were often used in demolitions. Sale of detonite without a permit was highly illegal.
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