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

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