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

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