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

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