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

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