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

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