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

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