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X-rays and lead-acid batteries
solid in gas(smoke) liquid in gas(fog)
used from chromatography media, and as a drying agent
hall process
produced from SnO2 by reaction with C
soft drinks, detergents.
Ca3(PO4)2 by heating with C and sand
white paint, also an important semiconductor, and as a photocatalyst
Ruby (contains Cr3+), Sapphire (Fe3+, Ti4+), Topaz(Fe3+)
diamond, graphite, fullerenes (C60), carbon nanotubes.
gas in liquid
ubiquitious in biology
found naturally in the ground as a result of radioactive processes.
excimer lasers (shortest wavelength commercially available lasers)
active ingredient in Chlorox
oxidant, used as a catalyst in H2SO4 production.
stained glass windows
(used for making nuclear reactor fuel)
oxidant (bleach)
CCl4, CHCl3, CH2Cl2
used as lubricants and for waterproofing
Present in vitamin B12. Used in steel.
ice cream
ulcanization of rubber
washing soda
milk, mayo
welding in inert atmospheres.
cryogenics, for blimps, for He-Ne lasers.
(fertilizer) is a mixture of CaSO4 and Ca(H2PO4)2
alloy in steel
used in making glass, ceramics
natural gas wells in Texas.
important reducing agent
Alloy in steel, oxygen transport in octopus
milk of magnesia
AlCl3 �6H2O
papermaker's alum
flux in solder
refrigerant fire extinguishing
Used as a strengthening alloy in steel, plant growth
downs process
electrical insulator
lewis acid catalyst
(rocket fuel)
baking soda
used in treating cancer
synthetic organic chemistry, and for making fire retardants
essential component of bone, including teeth.
synthesis of pesticides, oil additives, flame retardants
5.6% of the earth’s crust. 3g in the body, mostly as hemoglobin. Used in steel.
used as rocket fuel
used in making fertilizer
poisonous gas used in organic chemistry
ferromagnetic material used in tapes
Used in mining, and as poisons
used in steel, foods, glucose utilization
chemistry is similar to Al, with +3 oxidation number. Not useful as a metal because it reacts with water. However it is used as an alloy to strengthen Al
explosive and fertilizer
haber process
used in aircraft
similar to graphite, but does not conduct. There are also diamond and nanotube forms, similar to carbon
used in production of fertilizer, petrochemicals, dyes, detergents.

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