0 Replies Latest reply on Feb 5, 2015 7:24 AM by Robert Taylor

    How to make a chemical

    Robert Taylor



      I am by no mean a chemist, but I was doing some research for a person project of mine. Thus, I wanted to know if the Magnesium in the following reaction can be replaced with another compound/element? (Ex. Fe) If so, what compound/elements would be an equivalent substitute in theory to achieve the following goal of the compound CaH2?


      CaO + Mg + H2 → CaH2 + MgO

      If not, can there be a substitute in this reaction?

      CaCl2 + H2 + 2 Na → CaH2 + 2 NaCl

      Let me know when you get the chance.


      Robert Taylor