- Star Trek: The Motion Picture
- Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
- Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
- Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
- Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
- Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
- Star Trek Generations
The asteroid that hit the home planet of the human Terra Nova colony contained this as a primary geological element. The thermo-shock of the impact created the "poison rain" that drove the surviving colonists underground.