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

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