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

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