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

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