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

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