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Ruby (contains Cr3+), Sapphire (Fe3+, Ti4+), Topaz(Fe3+)
essential component of bone, including teeth.
Present in vitamin B12. Used in steel.
oxidant (bleach)
found naturally in the ground as a result of radioactive processes.
used from chromatography media, and as a drying agent
ulcanization of rubber
ubiquitious in biology
stained glass windows
excimer lasers (shortest wavelength commercially available lasers)
(fertilizer) is a mixture of CaSO4 and Ca(H2PO4)2
solid in gas(smoke) liquid in gas(fog)
Used as a strengthening alloy in steel, plant growth
Used in mining, and as poisons
gas in liquid
lewis acid catalyst
oxidant, used as a catalyst in H2SO4 production.
diamond, graphite, fullerenes (C60), carbon nanotubes.
used as rocket fuel
ice cream
downs process
washing soda
milk of magnesia
used in aircraft
poisonous gas used in organic chemistry
flux in solder
natural gas wells in Texas.
synthesis of pesticides, oil additives, flame retardants
X-rays and lead-acid batteries
CCl4, CHCl3, CH2Cl2
active ingredient in Chlorox
alloy in steel
used in making glass, ceramics
(used for making nuclear reactor fuel)
baking soda
AlCl3 �6H2O
explosive and 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
ferromagnetic material used in tapes
important reducing agent
Alloy in steel, oxygen transport in octopus
electrical insulator
milk, mayo
white paint, also an important semiconductor, and as a photocatalyst
(rocket fuel)
refrigerant fire extinguishing
synthetic organic chemistry, and for making fire retardants
5.6% of the earth’s crust. 3g in the body, mostly as hemoglobin. Used in steel.
produced from SnO2 by reaction with C
papermaker's alum
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.
used in making fertilizer
hall process
Ca3(PO4)2 by heating with C and sand
used as lubricants and for waterproofing
used in treating cancer
cryogenics, for blimps, for He-Ne lasers.
soft drinks, detergents.
welding in inert atmospheres.
used in steel, foods, glucose utilization
haber process

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