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Old Oct 2 2006, 06:24 PM   #6
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In that case Pern must have a reasonable supply of boron.

Off this topic (but link to elsewhere): boron can be used as an igniter for explosive reactions, so might be what dragons use.

It's also supposed to be useful in control/treatment of arthritis and, according to webelements.com, I contain about 1/20th gram of the stuff.
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