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

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