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

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