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

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