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

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