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

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