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

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