Coal liquification

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[SOLVED] Coal liquification

What is the chemical formula for coal liquification?
 

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There isn't one.

Coal contains some hydrocarbon species that, when treated with hydrogen, produce a liquid.
Coking coal produces tars that can be hydrogenated and cracked to produce a liquid.
Coal can be converted to syngas and that syngas used in a Fischer-Tropsch process to produce liquid fuels.
 
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There isn't one.

Coal contains some hydrocarbon species that, when treated with hydrogen, produce a liquid.
Coking coal produces tars that can be hydrogenated and cracked to produce a liquid.
Coal can be converted to syngas and that syngas used in a Fischer-Tropsch process to produce liquid fuels.

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