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

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