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

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