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

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