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

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