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

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