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

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