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What's a good catalyst for the reaction

  1. Apr 4, 2007 #1
    Mg (s) + 2HCl (aq) - > MgCl2 (aq) + H2 (g)

    I'm looking for a catalyst. Any suggestion?
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  3. Apr 5, 2007 #2


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    None is required. Nonionic surfactant might speed things along due to easier wetting of the surface and ease of bubble removal.
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