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

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