Synergistic catalytic effect in the hydrogenation of Victorian brown coals

Marc Marshall, W. Roy Jackson, Frank P. Larkins, Mark R. Hatswell, Douglas Rash

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Evidence is presented that a mixed metal catalyst system, which is predominantly iron-based with trace amounts of tin, displays a significant synergistic effect in the hydrogenation of Victorian brown coal, when compared with hydrogenation results using only iron- or tin-based catalysts of comparable metal concentrations to the mixed metal system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-123
Number of pages3
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1982


  • catalysis
  • hydrogenation
  • lignite

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