a white, granular, water-insoluble powder, 2Al 2 O 3 ⋅B 2 O 3 ⋅3H 2 O, used chiefly in the manufacture of crown glass.
- Aluminum borohydride
a volatile liquid, Al(BH 4) 3 , that ignites spontaneously in air and reacts vigorously with water to form hydrogen, used chiefly in organic synthesis.
- Aluminum brass
an alloy of about 75 percent copper, 2 percent aluminum, small amounts of other elements, and the balance zinc.
- Aluminum bronze
- Aluminum carbide
a yellow, crystalline solid, Al 4 C 3 , that reacts with water to form methane. Historical Examples aluminum carbide yields alumina and methane (marsh gas), another hydro-carbon, the chief constituent of natural gas. The Popular Science Monthly, July, 1900 Various