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

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