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

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