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Found this on the web

http://www.csudh.edu/oliver/chemdata/com_name.htm

I have been grinding up my eggs-shells in my new mortar and pestle and putting them on the lavender plants. (All part of the re-cycling fever) I didn't realise I was using Calcium carbonate:eek2::(

Egg shells Calcium carbonate

The main ingredient in eggshells is calcium carbonate (the same brittle white stuff that chalk, limestone, cave stalactites, sea shells, coral, and pearls are made of). The shell itself is about 95% CaCO3 (which is also the main ingredient in sea shells). The remaining 5% includes calcium phosphate and magnesium carbonate and soluble and insoluble proteins.

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Here are these from my "common chemical database" thread:

 

Sodium Bicarbonate : Can be bought in supermarkets (sold as Baking Soda)

Sodium Carbonate : Can be bought at some supermarkets (sold as Washing Soda)

Hydrochloric Acid : Can be bought at hardware stores as an industrial cleaner

Sodium Hydroxide : Can be bought at hardware stores as a drain cleaner

Magnesium Sulfate : Can be bought in pharmacies and supermarkets (Epsom Salts)

Sodium Chloride : Table salt

 

Acacia............................................ ..................Gum Arabic

Acetic Acid.............................................. ..........Vinegar

Aluminum Oxide............................................. .....Alumia

Aluminum Potassium Sulphate................................Alum

Aluminum Sulfate........................................... .....Alum

Ammonium Carbonate......................................... .Hartshorn

Ammonium Hydroxide......................................... ..Ammonia

Ammonium Nitrate........................................... ....Salt Peter

Ammonium Oleate............................................ ...Ammonia Soap

Amylacetate....................................... ...............Banana Oil

Barium Sulfide........................................... .........Black Ash

Carbon Carbinate......................................... .......Chalk

Carbontetrachloride............................... ..............Cleaning Fluid

Calcium Hypochloride...................................... .....Bleaching Powder

Calcium Oxide............................................. ........Lime

Calcium Sulfate........................................... .......Plaster of Paris

Carbonic Acid.............................................. ......Seltzer

Cetyltrimethylammoniumbromide..................... .......Ammonium Salt

Ethylinedichloride................................ ................Dutch Fluid

Ferric Oxide............................................. ..........Iron Rust

Furfuraldehyde.................................... ...............Bran Oil

Glucose........................................... .................Corn Syrup

Graphite.......................................... .................Pencil Lead

Hydrochloric Acid.............................................. .Muriatic Acid

Hydrogen Peroxide.......................................... ....Peroxide

Lead Acetate........................................... .........Sugar of Lead

Lead Tero-oxide............................................. ....Red Lead

Magnesium Silicate.......................................... ...Talc

Magnesium Sulfate........................................... ..Epsom Salt

Methylsalicylate.................................. ..............Winter Green Oil

Naphthalene....................................... ..............Mothballs

Phenol............................................ .................Carbolic Acid

Potassium Bicarbonate....................................... .Cream of Tarter

Potassium Chromium Sulfate.................................Chromealum

Potassium Nitrate........................................... ....Salt Peter

Sodium Oxide............................................. ........Sand

Sodium Bicarbonate....................................... ......Baking Soda

Sodium Borate............................................ ........Borax

Sodium Carbonate......................................... ......Washing Soda

Sodium Chloride.......................................... ........Salt

Sodium Hydroxide......................................... .......Lye

Sodium Silicate.......................................... .........Glass

Sodium Sulfate........................................... ........Glauber's Salt

Sodium Thiosulfate....................................... .......Photographer's Hypo

Sulfuric Acid.............................................. .........Battery Acid

Sucrose........................................... ..................Cane Sugar

Zinc Chloride.......................................... ............Tinner's Fluid

Zinc Sulfate........................................... ............White Vitriol

 

 

Chemical - Used In - Available at

 

Alcohol, Ethyl - Alcoholic Beverages - Liquor Store

....................OR Solvents: 95% min for both - Hardware Stores

Ammonia CLEAR - Household Ammonia - Supermarkets or 7-Eleven

Ammonium Nirate - Instant-Cold Paks - Drug Stores

Nitrous Oxide - Pressurizing Whip Cream - Party Supply Stores

OR Poppers (like CO² ctgs.) - Head Shops

Magnesium - Firestarters - Surplus or Camping Stores

Lecithin - Vitamins - Pharmacies or Drug Stores

Mineral Oil - Cooking, Laxative -Supermarket or Drug Stores

Mercury - Mercury Thermometers - Supermarkets, Hardware Stores Sulfuric Acid - Car Batteries - Automotive Stores

Glycerine -- Pharmacies or Drug Stores

Sulfur - Gardening - Garden or Hardware Store

Charcoal - Charcoal Grills - Supermarkets, Gardening Stores

Sodium Nitrate - Fertilizer - Gardening Stores

Cellulose (Cotton) - First Aid - Drug Stores

Strontium Nitrate - Road Flares - Surplus or Auto Stores

Fuel Oil - Kerosene Stoves - Surplus or Camping Stores

Potassium Permanganate - Water Purification - Purification Plants

Hexamine or Methenamine - Hexamine Stoves - Surplus or Camping Stores

Nitric Acid - Cleaning Printing Plates - Printing/Photography Stores

Iodine - Disinfectant (tinture) - Pharmacy, OSCO

Sodium Perchlorate - Solidox Pellets - Hardware Stores

............................OR Cutting Torches (IMPURE)

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Seriously?

moo

Yes very Seriously

NSW Police rang a few times getting my wife who was most amused

"O you think he wants to make bombs!!" har har!!

Lucky I wasn't locked up on the spot.!!

When I thus protested that I could be locked up under the new Terror Laws for two weeks without contact with anyone-

she said

"So what's the problem?"

Women!!

 

Lucky I'm not being bugged by CIA operatives.:eek_big:

 

I used to make it (gunpowder) when I was a kid. I think I just mixed equal quantities of saltpeter, charcoal and sulphur.

It was always a bit disappointing as you could not get the BANG you could get with what we called "Tuppenny Bungers" lethal things that blew letter boxes to bits. One kids hand too

We loved "cracker Night" lived for it.

Now it is so tame and safe

We did jam some home made gunpowder and a steel ball bearing down a bit of pipe once as I remember that went well:evil:

But

How we survived childhood I will never know

I loved mucking about with chemicals but when I was 15 my science teacher was arrested. and the brothers at the school wouldn't let anyone in his class continue with chemistry

So sad:(

Changed my life

No I don't know what he was arrested for- this was 30 years ago Terrorists were not on the radar

 

Still having trouble buying cheap charcoal for my garden

 

--

me dad michael

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NSW Police rang a few times getting my wife who was most amused

"O you think he wants to make bombs!!" har har!!

Lucky I wasn't locked up on the spot.!!

When I thus protested that I could be locked up under the new Terror Laws for two weeks without contact with anyone-

she said

"So what's the problem?"

Sheesh, that's just plain scary. :eek_big:

 

And being locked up don't sound like any fun either... :eek2:

 

moo

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