alkaline-earth metal


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alkaline-earth metal

n.
Any of a group of metallic elements including calcium, strontium, magnesium, barium, beryllium, and radium.
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Among the plans that will be investigated by the researchers in the near future, mention can be made of the addition of various percentages of alkali and alkaline-earth metals as promoter on this catalyst and studying their effect on steam reforming of methane and also on dry reforming of methane.
Alkaline and alkaline-earth metals compounds as catalysts for the methanolysis of sunflower oil.