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

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